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Ordering Custom Adeno-Associated Virus Constructs

Adeno-Associated Virus1. Read the information below and decide which AAV production system you wish to choose (triple transfection or baculovirus system).

2. Click on the link at the top of the page to register for an iLabs Account.

3. Log into the iLabs Website

4. Select the New Custom Vectors  bar under the Request Services Tab.

5. Have your sequence, maps, ITR digest, and gene information prepared. It is imperative that we follow NIH guidelines for recombinant DNA technology. Therefore, all work must be approved by our Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee. Complete gene information must be completed on the Service Request Form. University of Iowa Investigators need a copy of the approved rDNA form.

6. Select Adeno-associated Virus - Baculovirus System (New Custom Vectors) or Adeno-associated Virus - Triple Transfection System (New Custom Vectors)

7. Fill in the Adeno-associated Virus (AAV) - Services request form. Save the form. Submit the project.

8. Please provide PO# or credit card information at the time order is placed. Order will not be processed without payment information. If your institution requires a quote prior to processing the PO, contact the Viral Vector Core at (vectors@uiowa.edu) or 319-335-6726. For security purposes, please DO NOT submit credit card information in iLabs or via e-mail. Fax credit card information at 319-335-6895 using the credit card information form.

9. A $25 Packing and Handling fee is added to all orders. FedEx dry ice shipping fees are added unless a FedEx account number is provided. Shipments can also be arranged by the investigator through World Courier.

  • Domestic dry ice shipping fee: $50
  • International dry ice shipping fee: $150