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Taylor CF, Field D, Sansone SA, et al.. Promoting coherent minimum reporting guidelines for biological and biomedical investigations: the MIBBI project

European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire CB10 1SD, UK. ,
Nature Biotechnology (Impact Factor: 41.51). 09/2008; 26(8):889-96. DOI: 10.1038/nbt.1411
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The Minimum Information for Biological and Biomedical Investigations (MIBBI) project provides a resource for those exploring the range of extant minimum information checklists and fosters coordinated development of such checklists. European Union Framework VI project META- PHOR (Food-ST-2006-03622)

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