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Biological Specimen Banks

"Biological Specimen Banks" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Facilities that collect, store, and distribute tissues, e.g., cell lines, microorganisms, blood, sperm, milk, breast tissue, for use by others. Other uses may include transplantation and comparison of diseased tissues in the identification of cancer.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Biological Specimen Banks" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Biological Specimen Banks" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 114 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.