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A Biological Resource Center dedicated to French traditional starter cultures and yeasts involved in biotechnology

Levure/Yeast - © Inra

CIRM-Levures was created to bring together a number of INRAE yeast collections (INA-PG Technologie Laitière, INRAE Montpellier, Colmar, Poligny, Rheu etc...) with the Collection de Levures d'Intérêt Biotechnologique (CLIB) in Thiverval-Grignon.

CIRM-Levures also regularly adds to its collection during collaborations and field collection in French overseas departments such as French Guiana.

CIRM-Levures is associated with the INRAE laboratory SPO (Sciences For Enology) and thus benefits from its rich scientific environment and from a facilitated access to a wide array of equipment and platforms.

Since 2006, CIRM-Levures has met the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard for the acquisition, authentication and distribution of yeasts and for the provision of services.

Levures-Chromatogramme-caryotype/Yeast cells-chrmatogram-karyotype - © Inra

With more than twenty-five years of expertise in world-renowned works, CIRM-Levures provides various services in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard for public and private laboratories.