Yes, Addgene charges academic/nonprofit institutions $65 per plasmid to cover the costs of maintaining the repository. This includes quality control sequencing, storage (at Addgene and a backup facility), customer service, MTA management, and more. Addgene is a nonprofit organization and all funds go towards the mission of scientific sharing.
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- What is needed to deposit with Addgene?
- Is there a cost to deposit plasmids?
- Is there a cost for requesting plasmids?
- Which plasmids should I deposit?
- Are there any plasmids that Addgene does not accept?
- If I have received a plasmid from another lab and then modified it in some way, can I submit this plasmid to Addgene?
- I have submitted information online for plasmids that I want to deposit, now what?
- What is in the "Deposit Kit"?
- Do I submit my plasmids as DNA or within bacteria?
- What type of Quality Control does Addgene perform?