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Before ordering, customers must agree to the terms of our Material Transfer Agreement:
1. Search Microorganisms
Please make sure CGMCCC number and taxon name of the strain(s) wanted from the online catalogue.
2. Ordering Form [download]
Please fill both strain name(s) and CGMCC number(s) on the order form, and sign or place a seal in the signature column.
3.Sending documents to CGMCC
Please complete the order form and send it to the following address by postal mail, facsimile or e-mail. Order by telephone is currently not accepted.
China General Microbiological Culture Collection Center
Institute of Microbiology Chinese Academy of Sciences
NO.1 West Beichen Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Telephone: 86-10-64807596
Fax: 86-10-64807585
4. Fee and Payment
Shipping costs will be charged to overseas users.

Category Unit Fee (RMB)
A Freeze-dried or L-dried culture ampoule ¥1500
B Actively growing culture of a microbial strain that cannot be preserved as a dried culture vial ¥1500
C Actively growing culture on request vial ¥2000

For overseas users, we just accept payment by bank remittance.
Account Name:Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Bank Name: Bank of China, Head Office
Bank Address: 1 Fu Xing Men Nei Ave., West City District, Beijing 100818, P. R. China
Bank Account: 00187508091014
5. Shipping
CGMCC will ship the microorganism(s) after verifying your payment. The microorganism(s) will be dispatched as Freezing-dried (glass ampoule) or living culture (slant or vial bottle) by Express Mail Service (EMS).
6. Reactivating culture
On receipt of the culture, please reactivate as soon as possible following the methods included in the package.
As stated in the "Agreement of Biological Resource Transfer and Treatment" mentioned above, the strains you have received from the CGMCC should not be transferred to a third party.
CGMCC cannot ship the microorganisms isolated from clinic samples and classified in Risk Group 2 to overseas counties.