According to Juncai MA, Drector of the Center for Microbial Resources at CAS Institute of Microbiology, counts nearly 64,000 Chinese publications (2001-2015) related to microbiology. His group is constructing the „World Microbial Data Center“, to which presently 710 microbial resource centers in 72 countries have adhered.

China Bio news release, November 30, 2016