Global Genome Biodiversity Network Data Standard

Other names: GGBN, Global Genome Biodiversity Network, DNA Bank Network (formerly)

The GGBN Data Standard is a set of terms and controlled vocabularies designed to represent sample facts. It does not cover e.g., scientific name, geography, or physiological facts. This allows combining the GGBN Data Standard with other complementary standards, such as DwC, ABCD or MIxS. Potentially, the standard can be used not only for non-human genomic samples but also human samples. It builds upon existing standards commonly used within the communities extending them with the capability to exchange data on tissue, environmental and DNA sample as well as sequences. The GGBN Data Standard is intended to be used with ABCD or Darwin Core and is not a stand-alone solution. It is intended to replace the DNA extension for Access to Biological Collection Data (ABCDDNA), however that specification has not been formally deprecated.


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