Table 4

Main suggestions for the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication ( webcite)
Guideline text section Proposition
in II. ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE CONDUCT AND REPORTING OF RESEARCH ‘Biobankers should always be acknowledged for their contribution in providing "bioresources" useful for the conduct of the study. The name of the biobank (and identifier, if available) should also be reported here in full.’
  II.A Authorship and contributorship
    II.A.2 Contributors listed in     acknowledgements:
in IV. MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION ‘8. List of bioresources and/or biobanks used as sources of samples and/or data (and their identifier, if available). Bioresources include both biological samples with associated data (medical/epidemiological, social) and biomolecular research tools. The biosamples and biomolecular resources include any "physical" specimen derived from biological organisms, as well as antibody, affinity binder collections, clone collections, siRNA and microarrays libraries. Research tools include any data directly or undirectly derived from biosamples such as databases, locus specific-databases, registries of disease patients and any specific tool for molecular characterization of biobanked samples.’
  IV.A Preparing a manuscript for submission to a   biomedical journal
    IV.A.2 Title page
‘9. Infrastructures. National, European and/or international infrastructure that has evaluated the project.’

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