Welcome to the Roscoff Culture Collection

The Roscoff Culture Collection (RCC) maintains and distributes approximately 5000 strains of marine microalgae, macroalgae, protists, bacteria and viruses. It is located at the Station Biologique in Roscoff (France) which is run by Sorbonne University and the CNRS. The RCC is part of the European infrastructure EMBRC and the French national infrastructure EMBRC-France.

In addition to services offered for public and private laboratories, the RCC supports schools in carrying out practical work. Whether you are a secondary school teacher or a preparatory class, the RCC will advise you. For more information…

Please note that due to the end of year holidays, it will be difficult for us to provide strains between the 16th December 2019 and 20th January 2020, so we strongly encourage you to anticipate your orders during this period. Thank you for your understanding.

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