General Collection - Deposit Inquiry

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.

To inquire about depositing materials into the ATCC General Collection, please follow these steps:

  1. Contact the Central Accessioning Unit (CAU).
    To determine eligibility, you will be asked to provide basic information about the material.

  2. A CAU representative will contact you following the review of your deposit request.


To deposit materials related to a patent, please contact our Patent Depository for the appropriate forms.