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Blood specimen

Known as: Blood Sample, blood samples 
A small volume of blood removed for testing or storage.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND Immune checkpoint inhibitors are effective cancer treatments, but molecular determinants of clinical benefit are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Viable tumour-derived epithelial cells (circulating tumour cells or CTCs) have been identified in peripheral blood from cancer… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection poses a serious threat to immunocompromised patients in early life. Transmission of CMV to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular risk factors contribute to atherogenesis by inducing endothelial-cell injury and dysfunction. We… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Insulin resistance plays an important role in the pathophysiology of diabetes and is associated with obesity and other… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the homeostasis model assessment (HOMA) is a reliable surrogate measure of in vivo insulin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Carriers of germ-line mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 from families at high risk for cancer have been estimated to have… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
The rate of disease progression among persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) varies greatly… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In genetic linkage studies using the restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) technique, it is essential to process… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
One of the obstacles encountered when extracting DNA from a large number of samples is the cumbersome method of deprotein-izing… Expand