How to Order

Step 1 User Registration

Step 2 Documents

Quality Control

Step 3 Payment

Step 4 Shipping

Resource List

Arabidopsis thaliana Arabidopsis thaliana
Brachypodium Brachypodium distachyon
populus Populus nigra
oryza Oryza sativa
lotus Lotus japonicus
lycopersicom Lycopersicon esculentum Mill
striga Striga hermonthica
nicotiana Nicotiana tabacum
(BY-2 cell)
brassica Brassica rapa
thellungiella Thellungiella halophila
physcomitrella Physcomitrella patens
manihot Manihot esculenta Crantz

Plant Cells

Plant cultured cell lines are maintained and shipped as living cells. Users who order these resources should fulfill the following requirements:

  • RECIPIENT must be solely responsible for the customs clearance at the importation of the cultured cell lines, as a phytosanitary certificate for plant cells is not available.
  • RECIPIENT must be a holder of FedEx account for the payment of freight charge.

List of cultured cell lines in RIKEN BRC stock (PDF)

Note 1: Tobacco GV7, GF11, GT16 and TBY2-AtRER1B are transgenic cells that are unable to re-differentiate into whole plant under natural condition. The RECIPIENT should inform RIKEN BRC when your country law and/or your institute require any document relating with GMO. Please e-mail to if you have any question.

Resource #Line nameReference
rpc00039Tobacco GV7 Kutsuna et al., Plant Cell Physiol. 44, 1045-1054 (2003)
rpc00040Tobacco GF11 Sano et al., Plant Journal 44, 595-605 (2004)
rpc00041Tobacco GT16 Kumagai et al., Plant Cell Physiol. 42, 723-732 (2001)
rpc00042Tobacco TBY2-AtRER1B Takeuchi et al. (2002) Plant J. 31 : 499-515

Maintenance of Transgenic BY-2 Cell Suspension Cltures