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Distribution Procedure
Distribution Procedure
  • Please go to Search Resources Page.

  • Search for and add your desired resources (strains, plasmids or libraries) to shopping cart.

  • For each resource the terms of distribution is shown. In case of distribution terms A, B-1 or B-2, you can proceed with your application online by following the instruction of [How to Request for Resources].

  • The requested resources will be usually delivered within one week, if shipping address is in Japan.

  • If you have selected to use eMTA, an electronic MTA will be sent to you after the payment is verified.
    If you have selected not to use eMTA, the Material Transfer Agreement document will be sent together with your order. Please fill it in and send it back to us. You are asked to fill the form and sign up, then return the completed form to NBRP/YGRC*.

    Please Note:
    * In case of resources with distribution terms B-3, please first contact NBRP/YGRC staffs.

Contact address of NBRP/YGRC
Fission yeast
Tomomi Maekawa
Yeast Genetic Resource Center (YGRC), Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University
3-3-138 Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-8585, Japan
Phone&Fax: +81 66605 2576
Budding yeast
Yoshinobu Kaneko
Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering,
Osaka University
2-1 Yamada-oka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

Phone: +81 66879 4577

Service fee will be charged for each bioresource provided
510 JPY system maintenance fee per order, with no limitation for numbers of resource provided, will also be charged to secure our valued customers' information and protect them from credit card fraud. Shipping fee will be separately added as it costs.
Payments only with major credit cards (visa, master) will be accepted.
Please e-mail to;, for any questions or concerns you may have.

Service fee will be charged for each bioresource provided;
AcademiaPrivate Organization
Yeast stock, Plasmid510 JPY11,300 JPY
Full length cDNA, Genome DNA clone620 JPY17,400 JPY
DNA library10,200 JPY -71,300 JPY -
Set order30,600 JPY -110,000 JPY -

Shipping fee
JapanOther country
Postage120 JPY400 JPY
Yamato transportCOD-
EMS-1,400 JPY
*When you have chosen FedEx delivery, the envelope is basically packed into "FedEx Clinical Pak," which is 310 x 240 mm.