tissue bank


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tissue bank

repository for human tissue intended for clinical or research purposes.
See also: bank.

tissue bank

A repository of cadaveric tissues destined for transplantation; banked tissues include arteries, BM, cartilage, cornea, dura mater, fascia, heart valves, pericardium, semen, skin, tendons, veins. See LifeNet case.

tis·sue bank

(tishū bangk)
Repository for human tissue intended for clinical or research purposes.
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[13] Biobanks are generally confused with tissue banks, and since the regulations promulgated in terms of chapter 8 of the NHA make no reference to biobanks, researchers and clinicians turn to the tissue bank regulations for direction and guidance, even though they are clearly inadequate.
Tissue banks also undergo an independent review of their standard operating procedures (SOPs) and an on-site inspection of their facilities and operations.
The tissue bank is attracting the interest of big pharmaceutical companies searching for drugs that can attack niche forms of cancer.
For more details of the Veterinary Tissue Bank, or to become a donor, call 01691 778769 or visit www.petdonor.org ?
The information was confirmed by the head of the Tissue Bank, Dr.
On September 29, the organ procurement organization notified the tissue bank of the apparent HCV transmission to the kidney and liver recipients.
"I was able to repair the left elbow fracture with a bone plate and screws, together with a feline demineralised bone matrix graft supplied by Veterinary Tissue Bank.
TBCCB, which will continue to be managed by its existing management team, provides Cryo-Save with an excellent basis in Bulgaria to launch its new products, Cryo-Save CEO Arnoud van Tulder said.Country: Bulgaria, Sector: BiotechnologyTarget: Tissue Bank Cryo Center BulgariaBuyer: Cryo-Save GroupDeal size in USD: 2.1mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: ClosedComment: The deal size relates just to the cash portion of the transaction.
It will be the first licensed human tissue bank in the region when it opens next summer.
Research should go up because we are centralising the tissue, so it is much more efficient." The university is working closely with regional hospitals including nearby Queen Elizabeth, asking patients if samples of cancerous and diseased tissue removed during operations can be donated to the tissue bank.
A CARDIFF University spin-out company pioneering cell preservation technology has been given approval to operate as a research tissue bank.
Summary: Narayana Health City,a hospital in Bangalore,has come-up with a public stem cell bank named the Rotary Narayana Tissue Bank and Stem Cell Research Centre.