The Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) Natural Product Library holds a collection of natural products systematically collected from the Sarawak rainforest. Located on the island of Borneo, the Sarawak rainforest is one of the oldest in the world and rich in biodiversity.
The SBC Natural Product Library derives its exclusive collection from unique species of indigenous rainforest plants, and microorganism from environmental samples including endophytic fungi, actinomycetes and algae.
From this pristine rainforest resources, SBC is able to provide a diverse natural product library for lead identification in biodiscovery through collaborations with a mutually agreed terms.
Diverse natural products collection from varying geographical locations within the Sarawak rainforest including highland and lowland forests, peat swamps, hot springs and caves, as well as marine samples from the Sarawak coasts.
Systematic documentation of collected samples with geo-tagging, bar-coding and molecular identification as well as herbarium and living specimens collection to enable fast recollection and reliable supply.
Continuous collection of samples from Sarawak rainforest to expand SBC Natural Product Library.
|Plant Extracts||Microbial Extracts||Algae Strains||Essential Oils|
*figure as of January 2021