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The BioSamples database aggregates sample information for reference samples (e.g. Coriell Cell lines) and samples for which data exist in one of the EBI's assay databases such as ArrayExpress, the European Nucleotide Archive or PRIDE. It provides links to assays an specific samples, and accepts direct submissions of sample information.


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Created in 2010

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The BioSample Database (BioSD) at the European Bioinformatics Institute.

Gostev M,Faulconbridge A,Brandizi M,Fernandez-Banet J,Sarkans U,Brazma A,Parkinson H
Nucleic Acids Res 2011

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Updates to BioSamples database at European Bioinformatics Institute.

Faulconbridge A,Burdett T,Brandizi M,Gostev M,Pereira R,Vasant D,Sarkans U,Brazma A,Parkinson H
Nucleic Acids Res 2013

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