NSRRC Distribution Fees

NSRRC distribution fees are intended to defray the costs associated with specialized swine breeding, genetic quality control, animal health monitoring, cryopreservation, customer service, technical information and support, and maintaining updated scientific information on all genetically-altered swine within the NSRRC program.

Distribution fees are in U.S. dollars.

Material Fee
Genetically Modified Swine $1,725 per animal
Wild-type Swine $575 per animal
Cryopreserved In Vitro Produced Embryos $575 30 embryos
Sample Collection $500 per day
Fetal Sample Collection $1,000 per day
Frozen Cell lines $100 per vial
Other Samples (Islet Cells) please inquire
Fresh Semen Sample $100
Frozen Semen Sample please inquire
Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (Cloning) $7,820 per attempt
CRISPR+ CAS9 RNA microinjection $7,820 per attempt
SCNT/Microinjections Collections/Returns pro-rated per day
Pig Rental space $7.50 per day
Pregnant sow with a Transgenic litter $2,530 per animal
Consulting $120 per hour
Construct Development (cost based on steps to complete construct) $1,725 per step
Transfections and Colony Screening $345 per transfection
Genotyping Assay Development $1,380 per assay

Shipping Costs

The NSRRC can provide shipping of swine across the country in our environmentally controlled vehicle. Shipping costs are calculated based on the mileage from Columbia, MO to your facility and back to Columbia, MO. Additional charges may apply. We will do our best to combine shipments with other investigators to help share these charges.