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Last Updated: 11/07/19

Citing NCI Patient-Derived Models and Associated Data

  • To cite the PDMR, use a format similar to that shown below:

    The NCI Patient-Derived Models Repository (PDMR), NCI-Frederick, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD. URL —

  • The full distribution lot name should be used in the publication (e.g., 123456-001-R, 123456-001-R-J1-PDC), not an abbreviated form. In addition, the lot# received and the passage of material used for analysis should be cited.
  • Any modifications to the distributed model should be identified (e.g., transfection, CRISPR, etc.).
  • Sequence files downloaded for use in analysis should be referenced including the version# listed in the file name as different pipeline versions may result in different interpretations of the data (e.g., v1.2, v1.3, v2.