The NIDDK IBDGC currently collects whole blood for DNA and serum isolation. These biospecimens are stored at the NIDDK central repositories.
- DNA, the Genetics Repository: the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository
- Serum, the Biosample Repository: Fisher Bioservices, Inc.
- Datasets, the Data Repository: RTI International
Access to DNA and serum samples and de-identified data are available to the scientific community; and can be acquired following procedures established by the NIDDK for its central genetics and data repositories.