Deposit Services

ATCC provides a portfolio of deposit services to serve the needs of the scientific community.
Test tube rack

General Collection Deposit Service

ATCC is a private, nonprofit biological resource center (BRC) and research organization that holds contributions of research materials that are assets to the scientific community.
Cryotank

Type Strain Deposit Service

ATCC provides testing, storage, and distribution services of proposed type strain materials.
Cells in cryo tank

Patent Deposit Service

ATCC provides dependable testing and storage of materials for patent purposes Our Patent Depository meets rules of the US Patent and Trademark Office and the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure.