Biological Resource Center of Plants, Animals and Micro-organisms

Building a digitalized biodiversity conservation base and biological resource center

BRC-PAM preserves biodiversity resources and facilitates genetic digitization in cooperation with other resource banks and research institutions, to support global sharing, fundamental research, and industrial innovation.


Biological Resource Center
  • Integrating genetic resources and bio-information
  • An open sharing platform to conserve and digitalize living bio-resources
  • Complying with Chinese laws and regulations, and international conventions


Digitalized Biodiversity Base
  • The world's first digitalized botanical garden – Ruili Botanical Garden



Sample types

Supporting scientific research, industry development and public welfare with world-class storage technology and featured bioresources integrating samples and genetic data



Digitalization of Ruili Botanical Garden

  • Supporting the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP)
  • Sequencing all collected plant species
  • Fully digitalized through in-depth WGS
  • Research findings published in GigaScience

Visit Ruili Virtual Botanical Garden



Ruili Botanic Garden
  • 1,093 samples collected
  • 1,123 voucher specimens covering 49 orders and 137 families
  • 60 GB of plant images collected
  • 761 DNA samples sequenced, representing 689 vascular plants
  • 54 TB of genomic data


54TB of genomic data output






Eurekalert: An entire botanical garden of genomes

Bioresource distribution and other services provided by CNGB as a public service platform

CNGBdb provides data services such as archive, search, analysis, data management and scientific databases to researchers around the world, and supports different data types and multi-dimensional analysis.

A leading "reading" platform producing petabases of data annually

CNGB is committed to facilitating academic exchanges and sharing of biological samples and data, so as to promote the sustainable and equitable utilization of biological resources.