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Leverage a Biorepository Management System for Decarbonization in Biobanking

Driving Decarbonization in Biobanking for Environmental Sustainability with a Biorepository Management System

Biobanks offer great potential to researchers by saving them the effort and resources required to gather, store, and manage samples and data. Through the pooling of extensive data sets, known as "big data," researchers can tackle crucial questions about...
Automated Biobanking: Advantages, Benefits and Future Directions

Automated Biobanking: Advantages, Benefits and Future Directions

A biobanking system has become a crucial tool for improving healthcare outcomes through basic and clinical research. The revolution in biobanks, biorepositories, and biospecimen science is driven by a variety of technological advances including artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics,...
Ultra-low Temperature Freezers Have Become Important for Today’s Cell and Gene Therapies

Ultra-low Temperature Freezers Have Become Important for Today’s Cell and Gene Therapies

Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers (ULTs) can make an important contribution in the field of cell and gene therapies. For a long time, complex cryopreservation with liquid nitrogen was the standard for freezing all therapeutic substances. However, studies show that some...
Sample lifecycle in a human biobank

Utilizing Modular Biobanking Software in Different Types of Biobanking Activities

Abstract Biobanking defines all activities linked to bioresource management—whether of human, animal, microbial, or environmental origin—which means that any biobank information management system should take into account the multistep life cycle of the samples: from acquisition, through preparation, storage, to...
Meet ISO 20387 Requirements with a Laboratory Software for Biobanking

ISO 20387:2018: The Key to Quality Biobanking

In the last two decades, clinical research has grown exponentially; therefore, the demand for high-quality biological samples has increased, not to mention the last two years. The most recent pandemic has accelerated the need to optimize and automate processes...
Stem Cell Banking: Current Trends, Benefits, Emerging Issues and Challenges

Stem Cell Banking: Current Trends, Benefits, Emerging Issues and Challenges

Recent scientific advancements have made stem cell therapy an emerging and promising area of research. The establishment of stem cell banks around the globe has been growing rapidly, aimed at preserving the characteristics of the cells, preventing contamination, and...
Would Biobanking be Efficacious to Revolutionize the Medical World?

Would Biobanking be Efficacious to Revolutionize the Medical World?

We live in a world that is being transformed by the scientific revolution. Traditionally, biobank was a term used to describe a biorepository for biological tissues. Today, biobanks are used in a much broader context and are used to...
The Impact of Preanalytical Procedures on Biospecimen Quality

The Impact of Preanalytical Procedures on Biospecimen Quality

Successful research depends on high-quality biospecimens. Many researchers rely on biobanks to supply fit-for-purpose samples to support their clinical, translational, and biomedical studies. Biobanks and biorepositories play a critical role in modern genomics research by providing scientists with high-quality...
Creating an Optimal Ultra-cold Storage Environment

Creating an Optimal Ultra-Cold Storage Environment

In recent years, several beneficial cell samples and microbial strains have been discovered, engineered, and studied. As a result of these scientific discoveries and other technological breakthroughs, communities all around the world now benefit from a variety of biological...
Population Biobanks: A Remarkable Tool to Investigate the Impact of Genetic Variants in Human Diseases

Population Biobanks: A Remarkable Tool to Investigate the Impact of Genetic Variants in Human...

The term "biobank" refers to an organized collection of biological samples stored at low temperatures, donated by groups of people. Along with the information regarding donors, this tool serves as an invaluable and remarkable resource for research on genetic...

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