The challenges faced by living stock collections in the USA

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Show simple item record McCluskey, Kevin Boundy-Mills, K. Dye, G. Ehmke, E. Gunnell, G. F. Kiaris, H. Richmond, M. P. Yoder, A. D. Zeigler, D. R. Zehr, S. Grotewold, E. 2017-11-30T21:53:40Z 2017-11-30T21:53:40Z
dc.description Citation: McCluskey, K., Boundy-Mills, K., Dye, G., Ehmke, E., Gunnell, G. F., Kiaris, H., . . . Grotewold, E. (2017). The challenges faced by living stock collections in the USA. Elife, 6, 8. doi:10.7554/eLife.24611
dc.description.abstract Many discoveries in the life sciences have been made using material from living stock collections. These collections provide a uniform and stable supply of living organisms and related materials that enhance the reproducibility of research and minimize the need for repetitive calibration. While collections differ in many ways, they all require expertise in maintaining living organisms and good logistical systems for keeping track of stocks and fulfilling requests for specimens. Here, we review some of the contributions made by living stock collections to research across all branches of the tree of life, and outline the challenges they face.
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
dc.subject Culture Collections
dc.subject Escherichia-Coli
dc.subject Microorganisms
dc.subject Strains
dc.subject Impact
dc.subject Life Sciences & Biomedicine - Other Topics
dc.title The challenges faced by living stock collections in the USA
dc.type Article 2017
dc.citation.doi 10.7554/eLife.24611
dc.citation.issn 2050-084X
dc.citation.jtitle Elife
dc.citation.spage 8
dc.citation.volume 6
dc.contributor.authoreid mccluskeyk
dc.contributor.kstate McCluskey, Kevin

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