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Announcement of Revised Fee

Due to the rise in consumption tax as well as increase in operating expenses, we decided to revise the handling fee. We would appreciate your understanding and cooperation. The new price is effective as of October 1st 2019.

Database Contents

Strains

Institute of Genetic Resource, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University

481

Genes

Institute of Genetic Resource, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University

608

References

 

371

What's News

Jun 12, 2020
The 2020 Silkworm Rearing Schedule was modified.
Apr 28, 2020
The 2020 Silkworm Rearing Schedule was released.
Oct 31, 2019
Pricing of Silkworm was updated.
Apr 2, 2019
The 2019 Silkworm Rearing Schedule was released.
Sep 13, 2018
The 2018 Silkworm Rearing Schedule was released.
May 1, 2017
The 2017 Silkworm Rearing Schedule was released.
Aug 3, 2016
The genomes of eighteen Bombyx mori strains and two B. mandarina ones have been re-sequenced by NGS and published in DDBJ/NCBI.

The raw sequence reads can be downloaded at http://trace.ddbj.nig.ac.jp/DRASearch/submission?acc=DRA004652 .
Also, you can search the sequence data using BLAST at http://silkbase.ab.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/cgi-bin/blast.cgi?taxo_name=Bombyx_mori or Bombyx_mandarina by choosing the "Re-sequenced Genome" option.
Apr 25, 2016
The 2016 Silkworm Rearing Schedule was released.
Apr 27, 2015
The 2015 Silkworm Rearing Schedule was released.
Dec 5, 2014
Web-Order(Bombyx mandarina) was released.
Apr 10, 2014
The MTA was updated.
Apr 1, 2014
The 2014 Silkworm Rearing Schedule was released.
Apr 1, 2014
Pricing of Silkworm was updated.
Mar 14, 2013
We are pleased to release new design of Silkworm Base web page.
Dec 5, 2012
Pricing of Silkworm was updated.
Oct 11, 2011
Pricing of Silkworm was updated.
Aug 5, 2011
Feeding ability of artificial diets (list) was released.
 
National BioResource Project (NBRP)Silkworm

The 2020 Silkworm Rearing Schedule

Basically, Kyushu University is breeding the fifth generation of year for the genetic research at the Institute of Genetic Resources Center.

Phase

Beginning of rearing

Larval stage

Pupal stage

1

May 8

May 8 - May 30

May 31 - Jun 8

2

Jul 1

Jul 1 - Jul 23

Jul 24 - Aug 1

3

Aug 18

Aug 18 - Sep 9

Sep 10 - Sep 18

4

Oct 3

Oct 3 - Oct 25

Oct 26 - Nov 3

5

Nov 18

Nov 18 - Dec 10

Dec 11 - Dec 19

6

Jan 7

Jan 7 - Jan 29

Jan 30 - Feb 7