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USDA Agricultural Research Service- Available Biological Materials

posted on 2023-12-14, 14:20 authored by USDA Agricultural Research Service

The biological materials in this section are unpatented, proprietary intellectual property, available for licensing under a Biological Materials License Agreement: Hybridoma Cell Lines; Microbial Isolates; Cloned Genetic Material; Cell Lines; Viruses; Plasmids. Updated June 2018.

Resources in this dataset:

  • Resource Title: Biological Materials Data Dictionary.

    File Name: biological-materials-data-dictionary.csv

    Resource Description: Defines fields, data type, allowed values etc. in biological materials tables.

  • Resource Title: Available Biological Materials - June 2018.

    File Name: biological-materials-2018-06.csv

    Resource Description: Listing of available biological materials including Hybridoma Cell Lines, Microbial Isolates, Cloned Genetic Material, Cell Lines, Viruses, and Plasmids. This CSV file provides the title, technology type, docket number, contact, description, and category for each item. Machine-readable content extracted from corresponding slides accompanying this dataset.

  • Resource Title: Biological Materials - Available Technologies, June 2018.

    File Name: Biological Materials.pdf

    Resource Description: Slides presenting title, contact, docket number(s), description, image, description, and applications of each new technology.


Data contact name

Nakanishi, Brian

Data contact email


USDA Agricultural Research Service

Intended use

To disseminate patent and licensing information and help move ARS research discoveries to the marketplace.


  • Not specified

ISO Topic Category

  • biota
  • environment
  • farming
  • health

National Agricultural Library Thesaurus terms

engineering; industrial applications; technology transfer; patents; biocompatible materials; materials; biomedical materials; biobased products; hybridomas; viruses; plasmids; Biological Sciences

OMB Bureau Code

  • 005:18 - Agricultural Research Service

OMB Program Code

  • 005:040 - National Research

Pending citation

  • No

Public Access Level

  • Public

Preferred dataset citation

USDA Agricultural Research Service (2018). USDA Agricultural Research Service- Available Biological Materials. USDA Agricultural Research Service.