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NBRC Catalogue of Biological Resources

NBRC Catalogue of Biological Resources
Microorganisms, Microorganism-Related DNA Resources, Human-Related DNA Resources
Second Edition (2010)
NBRC Catalogue of Biological Resources Softcover (A4 size)
1,516 pages


This catalogue contains the information concerning 16,209 microbial strains (2,775 yeasts, 7,843 fungi, 160 archaea, 5,063 bacteria, 308 algae, 60 bacteriophages) that are preserved in NBRC and made available for distribution as of 18 January 2010. The number of strains contained in the first edition of the catalogue, which contained 12,451 strains in 2005, has since increased by 3,758.

In addition, the catalogue provides the overview of microbial genomic DNA and human cDNA resources, various information such as test strain list for ISO/JIS/Japanese Pharmacopoeia, the media list, applied information of strains, other culture collection numbers, and the reference list.

We provide the printed catalogue and free PDF files. Both publications are free except for the delivery cost.

How to Order the NBRC Catalogue


From outside Japan
We will dispatch the catalogue by surface mail. The shipping will be free of charge.

Upon request, please inform us of the following by e-mail (nbrc@nite.go.jp) or FAX (+81-438-52-2329).
(1) Your name in full
(2) Address
(3) Telephone/fax number

From within Japan
We will dispatch the catalogue (free of charge) by Sagawa Express. Upon receipt, please pay the delivery cost (e.g. 740 yen within the Kanto area, 1,160 yen in Kyusyu or Hokkaido).

Upon request, please inform us of the following by e-mail (nbrc@nite.go.jp) or FAX (+81-438-52-2329).
(1) Your name in full
(2) Address
(3) Telephone/fax number

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