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Figure 2 | Genome Medicine

Figure 2

From: Current standards for the storage of human samples in biobanks

Figure 2

Sample storage and aisle robotics used to archive and retrieve samples in UK Biobank. Samples identified by individual barcodes are held in automation compatible racks at -80°C in independent storage towers maintained at temperature by liquid nitrogen circulating in a closed evaporator system. All sample transfer and retrieval processes are automated to ensure accuracy and speed.

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