Materials distribution guide

Target : All domestic and foreign researchers
To be distributed : Plant and mushroom extracts that can be distributed among the samples secured
Distribution type
  • ① Dry extracts (20 mg each time)
  • ② Extracts dissolved in Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) with a uniform concentration (50 ul each time)
    (Upon receiving a request, however, additional samples are provided within the allowable scope depending on the results and scope of research development progress)
Distribution process
  • Select a sample you wish to receive after searching for materials and apply for distribution online or offline. An email will be sent to guide you in the process for distribution application.
    • 1. Online distribution request
      • Fill out a distribution application on the website > Research > Natural Products Library < Materials Distribution and click Apply to directly apply for distribution to the person in charge
      • Materials may be searched and distribution may be applied for on the Ministry of Science and ICT’s life research resource information system (
    • 2. Offline distribution request
    • 3. Person in charge of receiving distribution applications
      • In charge: Kim Sung-hoon, researcher
      • Phone: (033) 650-3542
      • Email:
      • Address: Person in charge of KIST natural products library, 679, Saimdang-ro, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do KIST Gangneung Institute of Natural Products (25451)

Applicant => Search materials, fill out and submit distribution application, Review appropriateness of distribution of materials and check inventory, Determine and announce approval of distribution, Distribute materials and issue distribution confirmation => Distribution

  • All information of distributed samples and their characteristics are provided free of charge to non-profit organizations.
  • Samples you have received shall be used for research purposes only and not be arbitrarily transferred or re-distributed to any third party.
  • Upon receiving a distribution application, approval of distribution and sample delivery will be done within 7 days.
  • Prepare a results report within 6 months after distribution and submit it to the person in charge via email or mail.
    Utilization results report (HWP) Utilization results report (DOC)
  • With the results obtained from distributed samples, write the sources when publishing theses and consult with the person in charge first before any patent application