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Winter Holiday
UTEX will be closed from December 22, 2014 to January 2, 2015. Orders placed after December 10th at 5pm CST will not be shipped until January 12th, 2015. Orders for bulk and diatom cultures placed after November 24th will not be inoculated until January 5th, 2015. Bulk and diatoms typically take 3-4 weeks to grow and will be shipped at the end of January 2015. Order confirmations will still be sent out through December 19th with an approximate shipping date.

NAABB Strains Are Now Available Through UTEX
The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB), a consortium of universities, research institutions, and companies funded by the US Department of Energy, has made 30 of their best performing strains available to the public through UTEX. These strains are well characterized for lipid production and growth kinetics. The strains can be accessed with a Material Transfer Agreement (MTA). Please contact Dr. David Nobles, Jr. or Stephen Peña for more information about ordering these strains.

Upcoming Events What's New?
Dec 22-Jan 2, 2015 :
Winter Holiday [UTEX CLOSED]
Jan 29-30, 2015 : UTEX Training Workshop
Hover over name for full event title and/or click on event for additional information.

UTEX Algae Express
UTEX now offers next day shipping*** for the top 10 most ordered algal strains! Did we mention these strains are axenic as well? Order today and get your algae tomorrow!

About Us

The Culture Collection includes approximately 3,000 different strains of living algae, representing most major algal taxa.  Cultures in the Collection are used for research, teaching, biotechnology development, and various other projects throughout the world.  UTEX supports this community of users through the provision of algal cultures along with a variety of other goods and services.  This website contains a listing of the cultures maintained by UTEX, conditions for their maintenance, information regarding the purchase of cultures, and various other features of UTEX.

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