Confluence Retirement

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What is a SIDNO?

SIDNO: Each sample in BioData is given a unique SIDNO or Sample Identification Number. The SIDNO has this format, BDB-012345678. Note the BDB prefix indicates that BioData system is source of the identifier.

  • Enter the SIDNOs in the text box, one per line
  • You may also browse for and upload a text file containing a column of SIDNOs, one per line. The SIDNOs uploaded will automatically append to any previously entered in the text box.


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