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General Distribution

General Distribution

The biological resources preserved at KCTC for research purposes in biotechnology and relevant industries may be supplied. The one who wants to be supplied must have appropriate knowledge about the culture and storage of the strain to be supplied as well as facilities needed for handling the strain. The biological resources are not supplied to an individual for safety regen, except for some special cases.

How to order General Microorganisms

Types of Distribution

After receiving the fee payment, most of the microorganism strains are supplied as freeze-dried in an encapsulated pyrex ampoule. The microorganisms should be requested for distribution by the day before the delivery days. The orders are sent every Tuesday and Thursday. Some microorganisms are supplied in an activated form (plate or slant culture) or in a frozen form (vial). An active culture requires one or two weeks of culture period following a distribution request.
* Please create a new account, submit an order request, and agree to MTA.
   When the MTA is concluded and payment is received, KCTC will distribute the culture(s).

The person in charge
Person in charge by distribution :
 So-Yeon Kim
FAX :
 +82-63-570-5609
E-mail :
isales@kribb.re.kr

How to order Micro-algae

Types of Distribution

A micro-alga is supplied in an activated form in a 50 ml conical tube containing a liquid medium. About two weeks are required from request to distribution.
* Please create a new account, submit an order request, and agree to MTA.
   When the MTA is concluded and payment is received, KCTC will distribute the culture(s).

The person in charge
Person in charge by distribution :
 So-Yeon Kim
FAX :
 +82-63-570-5609
E-mail :
isales@kribb.re.kr
Person in charge by micro-algae :
 Ki-Hyun Kim
E-mail :
kimkh@kribb.re.kr

How to order Animal and Plant Cell Lines

Types of Distribution

Animal and plant cell lines are supplied as a frozen cell line or a cultured cell line. A frozen cell line is supplied as frozen with dry ice. A cultured cell line may be supplied only by the request of a user, and about two weeks are needed from request to distribution.
* Please create a new account, submit an order request, and agree to MTA.
   When the MTA is concluded and payment is received, KCTC will distribute the culture(s).

The person in charge
Person in charge by distribution :
 So-Yeon Kim
FAX :
 +82-63-570-5609
E-mail :
isales@kribb.re.kr
Person in charge by animal cell line :
 Won-Jung Choi
E-mail :
yori0902@kribb.re.kr
Person in charge by plant cell line :
 Eun-Yee Jie
E-mail :
jeannie@kribb.re.kr

Notes

  • The strain that you are supplied should be neither given nor re-supplied to a third party.
  • For ampules or activated cultures, store the supplied biological resource in a refrigerator at 4℃. Befor activation animal cell lines, store the supplied biological resource in a liquid nitrogen tank. The survival test should be performed as early as possible after receiving the supplied biological resource. Re-distribution is not allowed 60 days after the date of distribution.
  • To share with others the research results obtained by using the strain supplied by the KCTC, please give us the information about your research results, such as abstract or a copy of the article, patent application number, unexam publication number, and international application number. The information will be provided to the microorganism KCTC or the microorganism strain database.
  • Added to the microorganism to the KCTC resources database