Biospecimens Core

Empowering Your Research

The Biospecimen Core facilitates access to biological specimens, provides responsive biobanking services, and trains investigators in biospecimen-related research. 

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The University of Kentucky Research Registry and Specimen Bank currently has the following specimens available:


  • ​​​Buffy Coat: 1,093 samples 

  • Fat: 52 Samples 

  • Plasma: 1,063 samples

  • Red Blood: 691 samples

  • Serum: 1,336 samples

*Updated Oct. 5, 2018





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