Material transfer agreements: a university perspective.

  title={Material transfer agreements: a university perspective.},
  author={Wendy D Streitz and Alan B Bennett},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  volume={133 1},
One of your colleagues at BigAg, Inc. (or at BigAg University) says that she’d be happy to send you her transposon insertion lines that saturate the right arm of chromosome 9; you’ll just need to have a material transfer agreement (MTA) signed by your institution. Six months later, the terms of the agreement are still under negotiation, you’ve missed the field season, your grant has expired and there is now a better resource that’s been developed at LittleAg University—and if you start… CONTINUE READING


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