Pricing

• Prices are different for the public (research centers, universities) or private sector (companies).

• Strains are provided for free to ARC collaborators

• ARC user charges are established based on the cost of time spent by the collection staff to perform transfer preparations, quality assurance, transfer of perpetual stocks, and post-transfer cleanup for each clone available for public use


Product/Service Price Price
Living Cultures
30 mL non profit (research) $100
30 mL for profit $175
250 mL $225
500 mL $275
Mass Culture (static)
Harvested 1 L of live culture (wet pellet) $350
Harvested 10 L of live culture (wet pellet) $500
Harvested 40 L of live culture (wet pellet) $750
Harvested 80 L of live culture (wet pellet) $900
Mass Culture (photobioreactor)
Harvested 10 L of live culture (wet pellet) $900
Mass Culture Equipment Rental
Space and use of photobioreactor (per reactor per month) $1,100
Micrographs (per strain)
Light microscopy (ea.) $15
Epifluorescent (ea.) $15
SEM $20
TEM $35
Species Identification
Microscopy $100
Through DNA sequencing (per gene) $700
DNA Extract (per strain)
100 µl liquid $100
2 µg precipitate $100
Mass Culture (static)
Media (LH, F/2, L1, L2, K) 1 L $55
Gulf Stream water 1 L $45
Water Sample Isolation $800
Proportional content analyses $200
Crude Toxin Extracts $100
Purified Toxin Extracts $175
Whole Organism Toxicity Assay $450
Pigment Analyses – HPLC $100
DNA Sequencing (per gene) $100
Private Holdings/Storage (strain/year) $200
Consultation Services Customized

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