When you order a culture from ATCC, you're taking advantage of more than 85 years experience in growing and preserving biological materials. As the world's largest and most diverse bioresource center, we take pride in our broad range of cell lines, microorganisms, and viruses. ATCC cultures have been utilized in the production of proteins, molecular gene transfer, and vaccine development.
Lymphoblast, CDC

Cells for Hybridoma Development

ATCC provides B lymphoblasts and myeloma fusion partners for the development of hybridomas.

Host and Packaging Cell Lines

ATCC holdings include an array of host and packaging cell lines of mammalian, bacterial, and insect origin.
Streptomyces sp., Dr. David Berd, CDC

Antibiotic-Producing Microbes

A variety of antibiotic-producing microbes are currently available at ATCC. These include strains from the bacterial and fungal genera Streptomyces, Penicillium, and Acremonium.
Colonies of cyanobacteria Gloeotrichiatn

Microbes used for Biofuel Production

ATCC offers an array of microorganisms with the ability to convert biomass into chemicals that can be used as a potential source of biofuel.
Candida sp., Dr. William Kaplan, CDC

Microbes Used in Consumable Products

ATCC holdings include a variety of bacterial and yeast species to support the manufacture of food and beverage products including cheese, bread, and beer.
Aerococcus, Dr. Richard Facklam, CDC

Organic Acid Producing Microbes

ATCC provides both yeast and bacterial strains to support the production of organic acids including citric, lactic, succinic, gluconic, and itaconic acid.
Electron micrograph of Escherichia coli

Featured Probiotic Microorganisms

ATCC offers a wide variety of probiotic microorganisms including both yeast and bacterial strains such as lactic acid bacteria, Bifidobacterium, Propionibacterium, and Bacillus.
E. coli

Microbes Available for Vitamin Production

ATCC houses many microbes that support the generation of vitamins including vitamins A and C, folic acid (B9), niacinamide (B3), cobalamin (B12), and riboflavin (B2).
Streptococcus pneumoniaeImage, Dr. Mike Miller, CDC

Polysaccharides for Vaccine Production

ATCC offers purified pneumococcal polysaccharides, manufactured by both Pfizer, Inc. and Merck & Company, as a tool for vaccine production.