American Type Culture Collection

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name American Type Culture Collection
Abbreviated name ATCC
Owner/Developer American Type Culture Collection
Abbreviated owner ATCC
Country United States of America
Languages English
Contact email
Description ATCC is the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization whose mission focuses on the acquisition, authentication, production, preservation, development, and distribution of standard reference microorganisms, cell lines, and other materials. While maintaining traditional collection materials, ATCC develops high quality products, standards, and services to support scientific research and breakthroughs that improve the health of global populations.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Biotech Company, Services
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Researchers, Scientists
Users access Open access, User registration
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Reduction, Replacement
Purpose Method development, Documentation and information
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro)