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Placing orders

  • Two basic forms and additionally required forms are required.
  • Terms and conditions for each biological resource is set forth by the depositor.
  • If you need help to complete forms, please contact us freely (e-mail to
  • Regarding Prepayment of distribution fees [click here]

Basic forms

Form A – Ordering form

Please complete the form with your shipping information including your account number of an international courier (FedEx. World Courier, TNT Express, DHL Global Forwarding and others).

For credit card payment
(Visa or Master Card only).

Registration and downloading Order Form [link (new window)]

For Bank Transfer and Check.

Downloading Order Form without registration [link (new window)]

Regarding Prepayment of distribution fees [click here]


FormC – MTA

  • Category I MTA, for the use of our bioresource in research for not-for-profit academic purpose by a non-profit organization.
  • Category II MTA, for the use of our bioresource in research for the following cases:
    1. For research to be conducted by for-profit organizations.
    2. For collaborative research between for-profit organization and not-for-profit organization.
    3. For research by not-for- organization outsourced and sponsored by for-profit organization.
    4. For for-profit research by not-for-profit organization including R&D with the aim of patent acquisition.
  • If mentioned in datasheet of each resource, please use Exclusive MTA.
  • Please ask us MTA in MS-Word format by e-mail,
Resources For use in research for not-for-profit academic purpose
(Category I MTA)
For use in research for-profit-research purpose
(Category II MTA)
Standard MTA [Word] [pdf] [Word] [pdf]
Exclusive MTA DNA resources containing fluorescent proteins owned by, or licensed to, Clontech Laboratories, Inc. Visit Announcement page [link]
S. pombe ORFeome Clones [Word]
CEPH YAC Clone [Word]
NIA/NIH Mouse cDNA Clone
(H3xxxxxx and H4xxxxxx)
Visit NIA mouse web page [link]
Genome Network Project cDNA Clone
(IRAKxxxxxx and IRALxxxxxx)
Visit GNP web page [link]
NRCD Human Full-Length cDNA Clone
(ARxxxxxx and RBxxxxxx)
Visit NRCD web page [link]
DNA resources using the CRISPR/Cas technology
 Announcement page [link]
[Word] [pdf]
  • For the provision of Lentiviral vectors developed by Dr. Hiroyuki Miyoshi, please visit Lentiviral vectors [link]

Additional Forms

Please obtain these forms, if required, before you send order forms to us.

Approval Form

  • In the case Depositor and/or Developer require a written consent for distribution of materials, this Form D is required.
  • Please complete it and send it to the depositor and/or developer for permission. Then, please return a photocopy of the completed form together with other forms to us.
  • Addresses of depositors and developers are listed in the “Gene Catalog” of the RIKEN DNA Bank.
Forms Mailing before application Depositors Signature Mailing to RIKEN BRC
Others Approval Form (Form D)[[pdf]] [[doc]] to Depositor Required Required, with MTA
  • In the case of RDB08039 pRBS-EGFP, Exclusive FormD is required. Please contact us to obtain the form.
  • E-mail:


License Agreement

Mailing to RIKEN BRC
Secondary Supply Agreement of CAG Promoter (Form E)

If you want clones with the CAG promoter, this Form E is also required.
(for a Not-For-Profit Organization)
Form E is processed by us and you need not send this form to Dr. Miyazaki (Osaka Univ. Medical School).

Required, with MTA
Limited Use Label License: No.19 (GatewayR Cloning Products)

Please read the Label License No. 19 prior to submitting order forms for products contain the GatewayR technology.

Not required
Letter for Use Prior to Transmission of Biological Materials to Investigators at Academic Institutions (GFP-A, SCHEDULE A)
Non-Commercial Use GFP Transfer License Agreement (SCHEDULE B)

To use GFP bioresources based on the agreement with GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences, please visit “RIKEN BRC signs GFP Transfer License with GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences [Link]” and read it carefuly.
And then, please download “SCHEDULE A” from the web site, fill in the form, and submit two signed copies to us together with two signed copies of RIKEN BRC’s MTA.

Required, with MTA (SCHEDULE A only)

Researchers who want to obtain RDB recombinant adenoviruses, please read “Import Quarantine Material