Definition of biobank in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪə(ʊ)baŋk/


A large collection of biological or medical data and tissue samples, amassed for research purposes: biobanks are a powerful tool in the study of complex diseases
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  • The samples are also stored at UP's New Bolton Center biobank to aid future research.
  • The biobank will provide data on disease risk associated with specific genotypes in individuals with and without various exposures.
  • The biobank would also act as a national focus for training in the fields of molecular genetics, biostatistics and epidemiology.
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