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Distribution and deposition

How to request for strains    Price    How to deposit strains

According to guidance by Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development, expenses incurred directly by the distribution of NBRP resources (consumable goods, labor cost, shipping fees and other handling fees) will be borne by the requester. This is to fund operations and not for profit purposes. Furthermore, please follow the payment method stated in the invoice issued by Yamaguchi Technology Licensing Organization,Ltd (hereafter referred to as Yamaguchi TLO) who is entrusted with part of our operations. Payment should be made to the bank account specified by Yamaguchi TLO. We thank you for your understanding and co-operation. For higher quality and enrichment of Paramecium species, we are planning to raise the price from April, 2015. We would appreciate your understanding and corporation on this matter.

How to request for strain distribution and MTA

MTA (Material Transfer Agreement)
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    1. Select the strains you wish to request from the list of available strains.
    2. Please download the MTA, fill in all the required information and print out 2 double sided copies. After signing both copies, send them to the following address. Prof. Masahiro Fujishima Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University, 1677-1, Yoshida, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, 753-8512 Japan *Note: Kindly include a letter which states the desired date to receive the strains and the email address of the applicant together with the MTA. Note that the date written in MTA needs to be a working-day, but not the date of Saturday, Sunday or holiday of Japan.
    3. The strains will be shipped via cash on delivery. If you receive the strains in a bad condition, please contact Prof. Fujishima to inform him at this email address. E-mail:nbrpcm()yamaguchi-u.ac.jp   replace () with@
    4. A copy of the MTA and an invoice will be sent to the applicant.
    5. The applicant should transfer the amount billed to the bank account stated in the invoice. We are still preparing for the distribution of monoclonal antibodies.
    Note: Klebsiella sp. (NBRC 100048 strain) is used and will be present in the culture of the Paramecium strain which we distribute. Although these strains are considered to be safe and is at biosafety level 1, please be careful not to allow it to come in contact with your eyes or mouth.

    Price

    The cell concentration in the culture we distribute is about 200 cells/mL - 1000 cells/mL. We are in the midst of developing a web system where strains can be ordered online directly. Until this system is ready, please send your requests through post. When publishing the result of your research which utilizes the resources we provide, kindly specify that the resource was provided with support from National Bio-Resource Project of Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development. Furthermore, please send a copy of your published results to our laboratory so that we can announce it as a success of our operations. Example of acknowledgement statement: Paramecium strain used in this study was provided by Symbiosis Laboratory, Yamaguchi University with support in part by the National Bio-Resource Project of Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development.

    How to deposit strains and MTA

    MTA (Material Transfer Agreement)
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    We accept Paramecium strains and hybridoma strains Strain information such as name, collection sites, year of collection, origin or year of hybridization, and term of usage should be provided. If you wish to deposit strains, please email Prof. Masahiro Fujishima at E-mail:nbrpcm()yamaguchi-u.ac.jp  replace () with@ beforehand. Please download the MTA, fill in all the required information and print out 2 double sided copies. After signing both copies, send them to the following address. Prof. Masahiro Fujishima Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University, 1677-1, Yoshida, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, 753-8512 Japan