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Korean Collection for Type Cultures

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A depositor or a third party should fill out the Request for distribution Qualified persons, who are authorized by the relevant law should contact us through e-mail for request. If you want to distribute a patented resource, please e-mail us at patent@kribb.re.kr.

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The strain that you are supplied with should not be re-supplied to a third party.
If the supplied biological resource is a microorganism, it will be delivered in an ampule or a cryotube. Ampoules should be stored in a refrigerator at 4℃. Cryotube or animal cell lines should be stored in a liquid nitrogen tank. Please conform to the culture conditions for plant cell lines or microalgae. A survival test should be performed as early as possible after receiving the supplied biological resource.
According to the regulations, even an original depositor is charged the distribution cost.