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ready Sample Tabular Format

Abbreviation: SampleTab


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The BioSamples Database uses the SampleTab file format for submissions. This is a tab-delimited file that can be created in many spreadsheet editing software packages (e.g. Microsoft Excel). Although SampleTab files can have some advanced features, they can be written by users from a wide range of backgrounds using tools they are already familiar with. The SampleTab format has a number of advanced features for power users, such as ontology mappings, anonymous groups, and UTF-8 character encoding. Although this format is still accepted, the administrators of the BioSamples Database recommend that all submissions to BioSamples be made in JSON via our JSON API.



How to cite this record FAIRsharing.org: SampleTab; Sample Tabular Format; DOI: https://doi.org/10.25504/FAIRsharing.hgnk8v; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:38 p.m.; Last accessed: Oct 20 2019 1:59 a.m.


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BioSamples at the European Bioinformatics Institute
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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