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ready BioSample at the European Bioinformatics Institute


General Information
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.

Homepage http://www.ebi.ac.uk/biosamples

Developed in European Union

Created in 2010

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This record is maintained by EBIBioSamples  ORCID  and afaulconbridge  ORCID

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

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Grant Number(s)

  • HEALTH-F4-2007-201413 (European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom)

  • HEALTH-F4-2010-241669 (European Commission)


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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