How to order resources

To order resources from the EXRC please download the Xenopus Resource request form (.xls) and email your order to  EXRC@xenopusresource.org.

If you have any specific questions or you want to discus your order, please contact us at EXRC@xenopusresource.org or by phone on +44(0)23 9284 2327.

Plasmids are usually spotted onto filter paper and are sent via Royal Mail.

Fosmids are provided as an LB Stab culture in a Falcon tube and sent via Royal Mail.

Antibodies are sent in microcentrifuge tubes packed with ice blocks and sent usually via courier (charged on the recipient’s account).

Ooyctes are sent in 1x MBS* with one ovary per Falcon tube and sent via courier next day by 10am service.

Live frogs are sent via a licensed livestock courier (usually paid by the recipient)**.

A small charge for academic users is applied to each resource to cover the cost and delivery detailed in the table below.  For commercial users please contact us for prices.

If you have provided the EXRC with resources please download a copy of the EXRC logo (.jpg) to display on your website so other Xenopus users know we have the resources available.

* 1 x MBS

88mM NaCl

1mM KCl

2.4mM NaHCO3

0.82mM MgSO4 x 2H2O

0.33mM Ca(NO3)2 x 2H2O

0.41mM CaCl2x 6H2O


** Courier delivery costs depend on location