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The following settings are recommended for viewing The BIOBANK site.

Operating systems

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Macintosh OSX(10.4.x)

Recommended browsers

Internet Explorer 10.0, 11.0
Firefox 29.x
Safari 5.x
Google Chrome

Use of SSL

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