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gene banks
Subject Category
B Rural and Agricultural Sociology
G Breeding and Genetic Improvement
H Health and Pathology
Definition
The place where genetic material (cells, nucleic acids, etc.) is preserved. The main purpose is to conserve the DNA, RNA, genes, genome etc., for research or some other future use.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/7766.rdf
Scope Note
Use for the physical collections of genetic material; for databases of gene sequence data USE genetic databases
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/7766
Used For
genetic repositories
genetic resource banks
Broader Term
biological specimen banks
genetic resources
Related Term
gene ontology
genetic databases
germplasm
germplasm conservation
germplasm regeneration
Spanish
bancos de genes
Term Number
7766