biobank


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bi·o·bank

 (bī′ō-băngk′)
n.
A repository of samples of biological material such as tissue, blood, or DNA, along with detailed information about the source of each sample, used for scientific research.
tr.v. bi·o·banked, bi·o·bank·ing, bi·o·banks
1. To supply (biological material) to a biobank.
2. To preserve (biological material) in a biobank.

biobank

(ˈbaɪəʊˌbæŋk)
n
(Pathology) any large store of human biological samples for research into the genetic and environmental causes of disease
[C20: from bio- + bank1]
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Another hallmark development that is going to support significantly genomics studies for several genetically determined conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular conditions, cancer and kidney disorders, is the creation of a state-of-the-art biobank in Qatar.
IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) is an autonomous not-for-profit institute dedicated to supporting biomedical research for the benefit of patients.
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Qatar Biobank recently welcomed its 10,000 th participant, a major milestone in the medical health research initiative's history.
BC|RQUEST will be used by members of the Open Biobank Research Enhancement Alliance (OBREA), formed by BC Platforms to connect biobanks, technology enablers, researchers and industry.
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