what is biobanks ?

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  1. garymack

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    Any body knows about the biobanks? What is it and what it does? Is one knows then please also refer me.
     
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    According to Wikipedia "A biobank is a type of biorepository that stores biological samples (usually human) for use in research".
     
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    Biobanks play a crucial role in biomedical research. The wide array of biospecimens including blood, saliva, plasma, and purified DNA maintained in biobanks can be described as libraries of the human organism. They are carefully characterized to determine the general and unique features of the continuous cell line and the absence or presence of contaminants, therefore establishing a fundamental understanding about the raw material from which the biological product is being derived and maintained.
     
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    I wonder the purpose why you are asking.
     

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