How to Request

1. Search for resources and add them to your order.

* A fee for strains will be charged. (Refer to the Price List for the charges.)

  1. Search for resources using "Resource information" at the top screen.
  2. Click on the  button to add resources to your cart. To cancel a requested resource, click on the  button.
  3. Input request ID and email. Click "Next" button.
    *To order adults, fill in the quantity and click "To order" to add it to your cart.
    If you want to change the quantity, click  , fill in the new quantity and add it to your cart.
  1. When you have decided on your request, click the "Request button".
    (If you order only Construct, skip to 3.1.)
2. Confirm stock availability.
  1. You are required to confirm the availability of stock prior to ordering Ciona Intestinalis Transgenic line resources.
    If you have confirmed that stock is available, please check the checkbox.
  2. Please confirm the availability of stock prior to ordering.
    The person in charge:
    Yasunori Sasakura ( )
3. Enter your personal information.
  1. Confirm your order.
  1. Repeat User: If you are registered with the CITRES, login in as a repeat user. Enter your email address and password, and click the "Next" button.
    (If you order only Construct, skip to 6.2.)
  2. First Time User: If you using this website for the first time, you need to register as a user.
    Select your current location and click the "Next" button.
  1. Enter your personal information, click the "Next" button.
    Required fields are marked with an asterisk *.
  2. After completing the user registration, send your password in an email.
    Click on the "Login" button on "completion of registration" screen and log in as a "Repeat User".
    If you are unable to login within the next 30 minutes, you will have to reselect the resources that you wish to order again.
    (If you order only Construct, skip to 6.2.)
4. Agree on the MTA.
  1. If you checked the contents, select "OK" and click the "Next" button.
  1. Read the MTA (Material Transfer Agreement) carefully.
  2. Check the "I agree" box and fill out textboxes. Click the next button.

  3. Note: You have to agree with our policy in order to proceed.
5. Confirm permission to handle genetically modified Ciona intestinalis.
  1. Confirm that you have the permission from the authority concerned to handle the transgenic Ciona intestinalis in your research lab.
  1. Check the "Permission is granted" box and click the next button.

    Note: If you do not have the permission to handle transgenic Ciona intestinalis in your lab, we cannot distribute them.
6. Confirm your Order.
  1. Note the processes required for transferring resources.
  2. Confirm your order.
  3. Confirm your personal information.
  1. If you want to change your information, click the "Update Information" button.
  1. Fill in the comments box if you have any questions or comments and click the "Send" button.

    Note: After you click the "Send" button, it will take some time for the next screen to be displayed.
    Do not click on the "Send" button twice.

7. Complete Order.
  1. This completes your order. This page will be displayed if you have successfully placed your order.
  2. If your order was successful, a confirmation email will be sent to your email address.
    If a MTA (MATERIAL TRANSFER AGREEMENT) is attached to your confirmation email, print two copies of each MTA and have the required information filled in by the research group representative in charge.
    Note: Do not send the MTA by facsimile or email.
  3. After receiving the MTA, we will email you to inform you about the payment.
  1. Read the " How to Pay with a Credit Card " about the detailed credit-card payment method.