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Sources of pre-analytical variations in yield of DNA extracted from blood samples: analysis of 50,000 DNA samples in EPIC.

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The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and nutrition (EPIC) is a long-term, multi-centric prospective study in Europe investigating the relationships between cancer and nutrition. This study has served as a basis for a number of Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) and other types of genetic analyses. Over a period of 5 years, 52,256 EPIC DNA samples have been extracted using an automated DNA extraction platform. Here we have evaluated the pre-analytical factors affecting DNA yi...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0039821

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European Commission More from this funder
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European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and nutrition More from this funder
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
7
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Article: e39821
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:9edb5a36-7c0e-465a-9a5d-786da847d541
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344586
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pubs:344586

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