Biological Resource Center, NITE (NBRC)

Ordering of cultures

日本語で表示

1. Search microorganisms

Please make sure NBRC number and taxon name of the strain(s) from our NBRC online catalog. If you wish order DNA resources, please browse individual web page from the right column.

To Page Top

2. Restriction for distribution and condition for utilization

Please make sure you have to obtain appropriate permit for some strains which are under regulation(s) for distribution. All informations such as regulation, biosafety level, cultivating condition of the strain are described at NBRC online catalog or here.

If your government agency requires a document for importing, please send us the form(s) together with the Order Sheet.

Kinds of restriction Description in the column of "Restriction" of NBRC online catalog Restriction or condition
Living Modified Organisms Living Modified Organism (LMO) For ordering LMO, submission of a pledge is required. File [Word:55KB]
Submit an additional MTA Conclusion of MTA is required For ordering the strain, submission of a MTA is required*1
Submit a covenant Conclusion of MTA is required
Deposit with Restriction
For ordering the strain, submission of a covenant is required*1
Need in-licensing for commercial use Need in-licensing for commercial use For commercial use, you must contact its licensors prior to any commercial use of the vectors and/or hosts for in-licensing.
Conditions for utilization set by the depositor Prior notification to DEPOSITOR required upon COMMERCIAL USE The USER may conduct NON-COMMERCIAL USE on the RESOURCES. When the USER wishes to make COMMERCIAL USE of the RESOURCES, including the application for intellectual property rights, the USER shall notify the DEPOSITOR in advance. The DEPOSITOR shall not place any restriction on the COMMERCIAL USE. The USER includes an organization or individual that engages in business activities for the purpose of making a financial profit, such as a company or enterprise.
Prior agreement with DEPOSITOR required upon COMMERCIAL USE The USER may conduct NON-COMMERCIAL USE on the RESOURCES. When the USER wishes to make COMMERCIAL USE of the RESOURCES, including the application for intellectual property rights, the USER shall reach an agreement with the DEPOSITOR before the COMMERCIAL USE takes place. The USER includes an organization or individual that engages in business activities for the purpose of making a financial profit, such as a company or enterprise.
NON-COMMERCIAL USE only The USER may only conduct NON-COMMERCIAL USE on the RESOURCES. Applications for intellectual property rights may not be filed. The USER includes an organization or individual that engages in business activities for the purpose of making a financial profit, such as a company or enterprise.
Specific conditions for utilization set by the DEPOSITOR The USER shall abide by the conditions for utilization specified by the DEPOSITOR. The conditions are shown in the strain data of NBRC online catalog.
  1. *1 Order received, send by email from the NBRC.

To Page Top

3. Order Sheet

"Order Sheet (Microorganism)" and "Agreement of Biological Resource Transfer and Treatment" [download]

Please fill both strain name(s) and its (their) NBRC number(s) (= IFO number(s)) in your order, and sign or place a seal in the signature column. NBRC identification numbers under 100,000 are identical to IFO identification numbers (e.g. NBRC 12345 = IFO 12345).

To Page Top

4. Inquiry to NBRC

Please complete the Order Sheet and send it to the following address by postal mail, facsimile or e-mail. Order by telephone is currently not accepted.

Biological Resource Center (NBRC),
National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE)
2-5-8 Kazusakamatari, Kisarazu-shi, Chiba 292-0818 JAPAN
FAX: +81-438-52-2329
E-mail: nbrc-order@nite.go.jp

To Page Top

5. Payment

For price list, please click here.
We accept payment by bank remittance or credit card (VISA or Master). We do not accept payment by cash or check.

To Page Top

6. Shipping

We can ship the microorganism(s) after verifying your payment.
We dispatch the microorganism(s) as L-dried (glass ampoule), Frozen-thawed culture disc (plastic tube) and/or living culture (slant, vial bottle, and so on) by Express Mail Service (EMS).

To Page Top

7. Reactivating culture

On receipt of the culture(s), please reactivate as soon as possible following the methods included in the package. You can get information to revive the cultures, from "instruction for cultures" below. Please don't hesitate to send us any further questions.

To Page Top

Instructions for Reactivating Cultures

Phot.1

Above;
L-dried culture (glass ampoule)
Below;
Frozen-thawed culture (plastic tube)
Instructions for cultures
File [PDF:59KB]

To Page Top

Download the latest version of Adobe Reader (free)Get ADOBE READER to open and view PDF documents

Contact us

 Culture Collection Division,  Biological Resource Center,  National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Phone number:+81-438-20-5763
Fax number:+81-438-52-2329
Address:2-5-8 Kazusakamatari, Kisarazu-shi, Chiba, 292-0818 JAPAN MAP
Contact Form