Ordering Information of Kazusa Plant cDNA clones Background

As a result of years of dedicated analysis of various plant genomes, Kazusa DNA Research Institute (KDRI) has collected the following EST clones, and desires to distribute them to the research communities. The EST clones are available from our bio-resources with minimal costs such as distribution fees and other costs based on beneficiaries-pay principle.

Porphyra yezoensis EST clones
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii EST clones
Tomato EST clones

Since April, 2012, all requests for “Tomato full-length cDNA clones” are accepted at: Osaka Prefectural University
e-mail:requestomato AT plant.osakafu-u.ac.jp

Clone Request Form and Material Transfer Agreement (MTA)

Complete the Clone Request Form (in Japanese) on line. Your online acceptance of the MTA will cause your Clone Request Form to be sent to us. KDRI takes the claimant information seriously. We are committed to safeguarding the user information, and we will not disclose any of them unless we have your consent.

Distribution Fee

The following chart indicates distribution fees. Sliding discounts per annual volume are applicable. Upon receipt of your Clone Request Form, we will make sure your aggregated yearly volume and also make sure the appropriate distribution fee based on the discount table. We will send you an invoice by e-mail as an acknowledgement of your clone request.

For academic instituteFor company
1-30 clones per year3,000 JP¥/clone6,000 JP¥/clone
31-60 clones per year2,800 JP¥/clone5,600 JP¥/clone
>=61 clones per year2,600 JP¥/clone5,200 JP¥/clone

Fulfilling your request and shipping charges

The standard lead time of the fulfillment of your order is 2-4 weeks upon receipt of your request. We are using Japan Post's EMS service to ship those EST clone(s). Handling and shipping charges are subject to regions, that are incremental to the distribution fee.

EMEA North America Asia Pacific Latin America
Handling and Shipping Charges 2,000 JP¥ 1,500 JP¥ 1,000 JP¥ 2,000 JP¥
( EMEA=Europe, Middle East, Africa )

If you wish to use other courier services, we can make such arrangements as requested but at requesters cost. You may also have to pay any applicable local taxes.


Payment shall be made in JP¥ by wire transfer or check payable to Kazusa DNA Research Institute. Please complete payment prior to shipment. (It used to be an annual payment for the total requested clones in the previous year. Since September 2011, Kazusa has changed the process to a transaction base payment.)

If you pay by wire transfer, be sure to add bank charges of 3,000 JP¥ on top of distribution fees and handling and shipping charges. You must follow instructions on the invoice in order to pay by wire transfer.

If you pay by check, also be sure to add bank charges of 3,000 JP¥ on top of distribution fees and handling and shipping charges. Please include invoice number and mail the check to:

Bioresource Team, Division of Mammalian Genomic Resources
Center for Development of Biotech Industries
Kazusa DNA Research Institute
2-6-7 Kazusa-Kamatari, Kisarazu, Chiba 292-0818 Japan


We ship EST clones dissolved in TE.

In case you wish to use the clones for commercial purposes, please contact the Center for Development of Biotech Industries (plantinfo AT kazusa.or.jp) and let us know the details for review.

If you have any questions on the materials you obtained from us, please feel free to contact us at the same e-mail address.