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NIH Bio-specimens 


National Cancer Institute (NCI) 

Specimen resource locator


Additional specific links:


NCI EDRN Specimen Reference Sets

PAR-13-036 “Utilizing the PLCO Biospecimens Resource to Bridge Gaps in Cancer Etiology and Early Detection Research (U01)” at


The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)


Central Repository

To access the specimens please also see  

PAR-14-301 NIDDK Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01) - See more at:


National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)


Biologic Specimen and Data Repository Information Coordinating Center (BioLINCC)


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