These organizations in Pune identify, preserve, supply various micro-organism strains/cell lines, etc.
- Agharkar Research Institute
- National Collection of Industrial Microorganisms (NCIM), National Chemical Laboratory
- Isolation, identification, preservation and distribution of authentic cultures
- National Centre for Cell Science
- National AIDS Research Institute (NARI)
- HIV Virus Repository: 120 virus strains that are characterized and are available for scientists for the research purpose.