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Table 4 Top 20 countries from which strains were collected

From: Global catalogue of microorganisms (gcm): a comprehensive database and information retrieval, analysis, and visualization system for microbial resources

Order Country Counts Order Country Counts
1 Japan 8248 11 China 3429
2 France 8070 12 India 2907
3 United States 7701 13 Russian Federation 2872
4 Netherlands 6709 14 South Africa 2419
5 Korea 6270 15 Italy 2009
6 Germany 6051 16 Canada 1848
7 Thailand 5894 17 VietNam 1818
8 United Kingdom 5717 18 Sweden 1786
9 Belgium 5177 19 Australia 1695
10 Spain 3869 20 Switzerland 1466
Total 85955
  1. 114,578 of 273,933 strains contain information regarding their geographic origins. The strains were collected from 164 countries and regions, of which, 85,955 strains were collected from only 20 countries. This takes up approximately 74% of total strains, which indicates a relatively high sampling effort in these countries.