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caTissue Suite

Product Description

caTissue Suite is a biorepository tool for biospecimen inventory management, tracking, and annotation. This tool permits users to track the collection, storage, quality assurance, and distribution of biospecimens as well as data related to the participant and study protocol from which biospecimens are collected. It also allows users to find and request specimens that may be subsequently used for translational research studies.

caTissue Suite may be used by biospecimen resource facilities of varying size and function, regardless of the nature of biospecimen transactions that occur or the type of biospecimens (tissue, biofluids, nucleic acid) involved in the transaction. caTissue Suite also supports integration with associated free-text surgical pathology reports (SPR) and discrete clinical and pathology annotations. The tool provides search functionality for both the biorepository staff and research scientist, who may be interested in searching for and requesting biospecimens for correlative science studies.

Current Version

  • Current Version Number: Version 1.2
  • Release Date of Current Version: March 2011

Intended Audiences

Translational Researchers, Pathologists, Biobank Managers

More Information

Tool Download Files

Domain and Technical Information

  • Area of Focus: Biospecimens
  • Primary Workspace: TBPT
  • Tool Bundle: Life Sciences Distribution
  • Currently caGrid Enabled?Yes
  • Compatibility Level: Not yet determined (Learn more about compatibility levels)
  • Tool Maturity Assessment Mature Product (Successfully Adopted)
  • Architecture Level:  Desktop Application, Web Application,
  • Installation Level: Intermediate - technical assistance may be required, download may require supporting infrastructure or software