How to request biological materials

For first time or unregistered users, click the 「Registration」 link below. Upon completing the information and clicking the submit button, a login ID and password will appear on the screen. Please remember your login ID and password as you will need them every time you place an order.


For registered users, click the 「Request Materials」 link below. Select the category of biological materials you want to order. If you are ordering Tos17 mutant lines, make sure to fill-up the 「Purpose」 column for each line.

The MTA, request form and receipt will be generated as a pdf file. Print and sign 2 copies of MTA and 1 copy of request form, and send by mail to the address below. Keep the receipt and send it to us by FAX or mail upon receiving your order.

  Request Materials

Method of payment

A yearly fee is charged for a maximum of 10 orders (10 clones or lines per order) valid from April 1 (start of Japanese fiscal year) to March 31 of the following year. A fixed amount is charged for genetic analysis populations.

Payment can be made by BANK TRASFER only. Cheques are NOT accepted.

Where to send the documents

Rice Genome Resource Center
Institute of Crop Science, NARO
2-1-2 Kannondai, Tsukuba
Ibaraki 305-8518
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