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Data management: it starts at the bench

Data management has been neglected but should be made an integral activity in all research laboratories. Chaussabel and colleagues discuss how to implement this at the bench.

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Figure 1: Pulling it all together.


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We thank D. Nattamai, L. Bourdery and J. Plants for help in generating the data used to illustrate this commentary; D. Jutras for help with development of the application; and K. Palucka for critical reading of the manuscript. Supported by the Baylor Health Care System Foundation and the National Institutes of Health (U19 AIO57234-02, U01 AI082110 and P01 CA084512).

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Chaussabel, D., Ueno, H., Banchereau, J. et al. Data management: it starts at the bench. Nat Immunol 10, 1225–1227 (2009).

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