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  • n. any of several types of repository of biological material (e.g. seeds) or information (e.g. DNA)


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bio- +‎ bank


  • World's biggest 'biobank' aiming for its 500,000th deposit


  • One of the questions addressed by the FAQ of a biobank involving half a million people, currently under construction in the United Kingdom, is: "Will the police have access to the information?"

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  • Besides, she had years ago deposited some ova in a biobank.

    The Game Of Empire

  • IARC biobank, linked to high quality epidemiological data from different studies around the world is seen as a major opportunity.

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  • This biobank is part of the hunt for the "dark matter" of the genome researchers want to uncover.

    Reuters: Top News

  • The Complex Diseases eScience Community aims to integrate genome-wide omics data (genome, transcriptome, proteome and metabolome data) from biobank samples with clinical data and data on lifestyle, demography and the environment.

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  • The volume includes transdisciplinary links between molecular epidemiology, nutrigenomics, biobank research, toxicology, environmental health, nutrition and medical progress in cancer and neurodgenerative diseases.

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  • The authors used 286 blood samples from postmenopausal Norwegian women, collected from the NOWAC postgenome biobank and processed via both a standardized blood collection procedure and an experimentally-validated microarray platform.

    Medindia Health News

  • From all participants, blood samples will be collected and stored in a biobank to study novel biomarkers.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Founded in 1953, Coriell is the world's leading biobank resource for biological materials and home of the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative® (CPMC®) research study, Featured News and Stories


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