Biobanking pp 115-124 | Cite as

Biobanking of Urine Samples

  • Neda A. MoatamedEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1897)


Urine is a major repository of biometabolites, some proteins, and DNA. Within the past few decades, it has become increasingly apparent that certain infectious, neoplastic, and congenital diseases can be investigated using urine samples for diagnostic and prognostic purposes. In this chapter, a number of pertinent urine analytes and methods of banking urine samples for future analyses are discussed.

Key words

Urine Genitourinary Banking Proteomics Proteins Nucleic acids DNA Biosample Biobank Biorepository 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of MedicineUniversity of California at Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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