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Definition:
A collection of biological material and the associated data and information stored in an organised system, for a population or a large subset of a population.

Context:
Also referred to as Human genetic research database(s) (HGRD) or “population database”.

Source Publication:
OECD, 2006, Creation and Governance of Human Genetic Research Databases, OECD. Paris.

Statistical Theme: Science and technology statistics

Created on Monday, July 23, 2007

Last updated on Monday, July 23, 2007