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ready BioSample at the European Bioinformatics Institute


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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.

How to cite this record: BioSD; BioSample at the European Bioinformatics Institute; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:42 p.m.; Last accessed: Mar 19 2018 10:49 a.m.


Developed in European Union

Created in 2010

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Record updated: March 28, 2017, 12:08 p.m. by afaulconbridge.


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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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