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Biospecimen at OHSU

Definition
Material entity that is a portion or quantity of a biological material for use in testing, examination, or study. A biological specimen can be an individual animal, a population of organisms, or is a part of or derived from an animal, plant, part of a plant, or microorganism. When a taxon is described, it is typically based on a single specimen and is referred to as the holotype.
Synonyms
Biological specimen
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Layton Alzheimer's Disease Center Biomarkers & Genetics Core Lab

Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center, Contact: Kramer, Patricia, Ph.D.

  • Blood plasma samples from Alzheimer's patients
  • Cerebrospinal fluid samples from Alzheimer's patients
  • DNA samples from Alzheimer's patients
 

Neuropathology Core

Department of Pathology, Contact: Woltjer, Randall, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Human brain specimens