Your Guide to Biobanking

A vial before being entered in biobanking software
A biobank is a repository for biological material samples such as blood, plasma, purified DNA, saliva, and other specimens.
Biobanks had
over 300 million
tissue samples at the turn of the century.

Biobanking, though 17% of facilities have been around for more than a decade, is just now starting to get recognition. Much of their research has been used in studies which have become big steps forward for the medical community. However, in many cases the people reading the study have no idea what biobanks are, or how biobank software works. So we’ve put together a basic guide of the whats, whys, and hows to help you out!
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