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Common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) EST Clone Set

Common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) EST Clone Set

The RIKEN BRC is distributing copies of Common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) EST clones from libraries of five different tissues that were deposited by the Central Institute for Experimental Animals. Approximately 247,000 clones corresponding to 17,232 contigs are available.

Source of RNA:
MLI library: liver
MSC library: brain and spinal cord
MSP library: spleen
MTE library: testis
MES library: embryonic stem (ES) cells

Method of Generation of full-length enriched cDNA:
Vector-Capping Method (V-Capping Method, Kato, S. et al., DNA Res. 12 (1), 53-62, 2005)

Vector Backbone:
MLI library: pGCAP1 (Kato, S. et al., DNA Res. 12 (1), 53-62, 2005; accession no. AB191257 (map))
MSC, MSP libraries: pGCAPzf3 (Tsugane, T. et al., Plant Biotechnol., 22 (2), 161-165, 2005 (map))
MTE, MES libraries: pGCAP10 (Oshikawa, M. et al., DNA Res. 15 (3), 123-136, 2008; accession no. AB371573 (map))

The paper describing these libraries has been published in a journal indicated below:

  1. Tatsumoto, S., Adati, N., Tohtoki, Y., Sakaki, Y., Boroviak, T., Habu, S., Okano, H., Suemizu, H., Sasaki, E., Satake, M. Development and Characterization of cDNA Resources for the Common Marmoset: One of the Experimental Primate Models. DNA Res. 2013 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23543116

Ordering the common marmoset EST Clones

Terms and Conditions for Distribution:

  1. In publishing the research results obtained by use of the BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE, a citation of the following literature designated by the DEPOSITOR is requested: DNA Res. 2013 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23543116.
Distribution fee per clone:
8,440 YEN (For use in research for not-for-profit academic purpose).
16,880 YEN (For use in research for-profit-research purpose).
(Shipping cost is not included.)

For details for fee and payment, please visit Information of Request for Distribution.
The distribution fee was revised from October 1, 2019

DNA solution with TE buffer (approx. 1 microgram) per tube.
Common marmoset is one of the animals as the object of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Therefore, according to the CITES the permissions from the regulatory bodies are necessary in both exporting and importing countries.
Terminal nucleotide sequences of cDNA are checked prior to delivery.
Please allow 2 weeks before shipment.

If you have any questions regarding our DNA resources or related matters, please feel free to contact the Gene Engineering Division.

Clone search

  • Please use UCSC Genome Browser.
    The web server of common marmoset cDNAs ( has been unavailable.

Order Forms and Material Transfer Agreement (MTA)

Obtain FormA.

Order 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).
See detail in Information of Request for Distribution

The resident of the European Economic Area (EEA) and China, please read Special distribution Information to Residents of the Foreign Countries
For Credit Card Payment. (Visa or Master Card only)
Order Form (Credit Card Payment) 
For bank transfer or check payment.
Order Form (Bank Transfer or Check Payment) 

Material Transfer Agreement (Category I MTA) [Word]
For the use of our bioresource in research for not-for-profit academic purpose by a non-profit organization.
  • We ask a signature of the Authorized Representative of a recipient institution.
    In the Section 2(a), please write your purpose of use of clone in 10 to 20 words.
Material Transfer Agreement (Category II MTA) [Word]
For the use of our bioresource in research for the following cases:
  • For research to be conducted by for-profit organizations.
  • For collaborative research between for-profit organization and not-for-profit organization.
  • For research by not-for- organization outsourced and sponsored by for-profit organization.
  • For for-profit research by not-for-profit organization including R&D with the aim of patent acquisition.

Address for orders

Please complete one copy of Form A and two copies of Form C and send them to the Gene Engineering Division by post or e-mail. In case sending them by e-mail, please send us the originals by post afterwards.
We look forward to receiving your order.

The DNA Bank, RIKEN BioResource Research Center,
3-1-1 Koyadai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0074, Japan
FAX: (+81)-29-836-9120

Payment and charges

An INVOICE will be sent to you once you have received the requested materials.
Please refer to the following page for more details:
Information of Request for Distribution.
RIKEN is a non-profit organization and therefore requires all applicants to cover all bank charges, (including exchange, commission and handling fees) incurred in sending payment for resources they have ordered.

Notice of Citations

When publishing, in scientific journals, the results of research involving the use of materials from RIKEN BRC, please be sure to cite the paper designated by the depositor as well as to mention that these materials were provided by RIKEN BRC as follows: (name of BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE) was provided by the RIKEN BRC through the National Bio-Resource Project of the MEXT, Japan.

(2013.06.05 T.M.)