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BCCM/MUCL charges and fees for cultures and services

Last updated on 21 December 2015

 

 

Price list

BCCM/MUCL Prices (EUR)
excl. VAT
Non-Profit Profit
Supply samples from public collection    
Fungi / Yeasts 75,00 115,00
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi (AMf) 75,00 115,00
Root organ culture 15,00 20,00
Selected Test, Control and Bioassay strains 55,00 85,00
Selected strains for teaching purposes
(applicable for schools and universities in Belgium only)
32,00 32,00
     
Genomic DNA (gDNA)    
Genomic DNA BCCM strain (2,5 μg) 140,00 180,00
DNA extraction only 53,00 53,00
     
Public deposit    
Deposit of strain in the public collection no charges no charges
     
Safe deposit    
Filamentous fungi and yeasts    
Viability and purity check, preservation and the first year of safe-keeping(1) 204,00 204,00
Annual maintenance fee, incl. one yearly viability test, its report, and forwarding the subculture if requested (mailing costs not included) 69,00 69,00
Release of subculture(2) 55,00 55,00
Preparation of a new batch of samples for long-term storage(3) 160,00 160,00
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi    
Viability and purity check, preservation and the first year of safe-keeping(4) 340,00 340,00
Annual maintenance fee, incl. one yearly viability test, its report, and forwarding the subculture if requested (mailing costs not included) 340,00 340,00
Release of subculture(2) 65,00 65,00
Preparation of a new batch of samples for long-term storage(3) 190,00 190,00
     
Patent deposits (Budapest Treaty)    
Storage 650,00 665,00
Viability statement with test performed

60,00

60,00
Viability statement based on most recent test performed 25,00 25,00
Supply of a sample 120,00 120,00
Communication of information on the most recent scientific description 25,00 25,00
Delivery of attestation on later indication or amendment of the scientific description 25,00 25,00
     
Freeze drying of cultures    
10 ampoules 105,00 105,00
20 ampoules 170,00 170,00
Larger quantities on
request
on
request
     
Identification, characterization, DNA fingerprinting    
Identification of a pure culture of Fungi / Yeasts (sequencing of & genomic region) 120,00 120,00
Identification of a pure culture of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi (sequencing of & genomic region) 190,00 190,00
Molecular fingerprinting for yeast (price for 2 first strains) 160,00 160,00
     Price per additional strain 53,00 53,00
House fungi diagnostic (serpula, etc…) (per isolate) 70,00 70,00
     
Counting    
Yeast colony counting 26,00 26,00
Fungal colony counting 26,00 26,00
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi :    
     Spores sampling and counting (3 rep) 260,00 260,00
     Spores sampling + MTT(Thiazolyl Blue Tetrazolium Bromide) viability test 315,00 315,00
     Spores sampling + germination test 335,00 335,00
     
     Level of colonisation in root (staining and McGonigle counting) 80,00 80,00
     
     Most probable number (MPN) assay (4 fold dilution factor, 7 levels, 3 rep) 840,00 840,00
     Most probable number assay (2 fold dilution factor, 7 levels, 5 rep) 1050,00 1050,00
     Most probable number assay (2 fold dilution factor, 13 levels, 5 rep) 1900,00 1900,00
     
Isolation    
Fungi/yeast sample treatment (homogenization, dilution and plating) 53,00 53,00
Fungi/yeast isolation from a complex mixture 26,00 26,00
Fungi/yeast single colony picking (per isolate) 13,00 13,00
     
Other services    
Bench fee (lab training) on request on request
Culture media (per test tube containing 5ml medium) 2,00 2,00

(1)Reduced fee if the deposit is made after June 30: 154,00 EUR.

(2)Only to the depositor or to third parties with the depositor's written authorisation.

(3)A new batch for long term storage is prepared when necessary, for example when the batch is depleted.

(4)Reduced fee is the deposit is made after June 30: 179,00 EUR.

Additional charges

Packaging and shipping fee will be added per shipment. Courier cost will be charged only in case when the customer prefers shipment by courier and when the customer has no local courier account number.

Handling fee and banking charges will be charged per invoice.

A discount of 10% is offered when ten or more publicly available biological resources are ordered at the same time.

Ordering information and material transfer agreement

How to submit an order

  • by mail a:

    BCCM/MUCL
    Mme Isabelle Charue
    Mycothèque de l'Université catholique de Louvain
    Place Croix du Sud 2 L7.05.06
    B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
    Belgium

  • by phone a: +32-(0)10-47.37.42
     
  • by fax: +32-(0)10-45.15.01
     
  • by e-mailbccm-mucl@uclouvain.be
     
  • on-line b: shopping cart

a All orders by telephone must be followed by a written confirmation (mail, fax, e-mail, on-line).

b Only possible if you have a BCCM/MUCL customer number, which will be allocated to your company/laboratory after your first order.

Specifications to be mentioned in the order form/letter for sample supply

For strains from the public collection, please specify:

  • the exact identification of the requested materials (name and MUCL strain number);
     
  • the form of supply: freeze-dried, active, genomic DNA;
     
  • the invoice address if different from the shipping address;
     
  • in case of payment by credit card: name of credit card holder; credit card number, expiry date;
     
  • a confirmation that the persons responsible for handling the biological material have read and agree to the conditions stated in the BCCM Material Transfer Agreement.