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The Filter Cart provides a powerful way to query and access data for which you may be interested.  

A few points related to the filter cart are important to understand with the NDA Query/Filter implementation: 

First, the filter cart is populated asyncronously.  So, when you run a query, it may take a moment to populate but this will happen in the background so you can define other queries during this time.  

When you are adding your first filter, all data associated with your query will be added to the filter cart (whether it be a collection, a concept, a study, a data structure/elment or subjects). Not all data structures or collections will necessarily be displayed.  For example, if you select the NDA imaging structure image03, and further restrict that query to scan_type fMRI, only fMRI images will appear and only the image03 structure will be shown.  To see other data structures, select "Find All Subject Data" which will query all data for those subjects. When a secord or third filter is applied, an AND condition is used.  A subject must exist in all filters.  If the subject does not appear in any one filter, that subjects data will not be included in your filter cart. If that happens, clear your filter cart, and start over.  

It is best to package more data than you need and access those data using other tools, independent of the NDA (e.g. miNDAR snapshot), to limit the data selected.  If you have any questions on data access, are interested in using avaialble web services, or need help accessing data, please contact us for assistance.  

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Genomics Sample

genomics_sample

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Genomics sample data

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
experiment_idIntegerRequiredID for the Experiment/settings/rungenom_experiment_id
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
sample_descriptionString3,500RequiredSample description: tissue type, i.e. blood, saliva, brain etc.whole blood; saliva; brain; urine; serum; plasma; CSF; IPS; Fibroblast; Neuronal Progenitor; skin biopsy; temporal cortex; lymphoblastoid cell line; unknown; semen; frontal cortex; parietal cortex; basal ganglia; Placenta; hair; occipital visual cortex; cerebellum; spleen; stool; muscle; kidney; liver; heartgenom_sample_description
sample_id_originalString100RequiredOriginal, user-defined Sample IDgenom_sample_id_original
organismString50RequiredOrganismgenom_organism
sample_amountFloatRequiredSample amountgenom_sample_amount
sample_unitString50RequiredMeasurement unit for Samplegenom_sample_unit
data_codeString100RecommendedComments about experiment details
data_file1_typeString300Requiredtype of data file 1genom_data_file1_type
data_file1FileRequiredData file 1genom_data_file1
data_file2_typeString100Recommendeddata file 2 type/description
data_file2FileRecommendeddata file 2
data_file3FileRecommendedData file 3
data_file3_typeString100RecommendedData file 3 type
data_file4FileRecommendedData file 4
data_file4_typeString100RecommendedData file 4 type
storage_protocolString255RequiredDescription of Storage Protocolgenom_storage_protocol
data_file_locationString50RequireddbGaP; NDAR; NIMH Genetics; AGRE; Sfarigenom_data_file_location
biorepositoryString100RequiredSample provider: i.e. NIMH_Genetics; ATP; Correilgenom_biorepository
patient_id_biorepositoryString100RequiredBiorepository Patient IDgenom_patient_id_biorepository
sample_id_biorepositoryString100RequiredBiorepository Sample IDgenom_sample_id_biorepository
cell_id_originalString100RecommendedOriginal, user-defined cell line ID
cell_id_biorepositoryString100RecommendedBiorepository cell line ID
comments_miscString4,000RecommendedMiscellaneous comments on study, interview, methodology relevant to this form data
siteString101RecommendedSiteStudy Site
rat280FloatRecommendedRatio of absorbance at 260nm and 280nm
rat230FloatRecommendedRatio of absorbance at 260nm and 230nm
gqnFloatRecommendedgenomic DNA quality number
seq_batchDateRecommendedSequencing batch: Date sent to sequencing facility
eventnameString60RecommendedThe event name for which the data was collected
sexString20RecommendedSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Femalegender
Data Structure

This page displays the data structure defined for the measure identified in the title and structure short name. The table below displays a list of data elements in this structure (also called variables) and the following information:

  • Element Name: This is the standard element name
  • Data Type: Which type of data this element is, e.g. String, Float, File location.
  • Size: If applicable, the character limit of this element
  • Required: This column displays whether the element is Required for valid submissions, Recommended for valid submissions, Conditional on other elements, or Optional
  • Description: A basic description
  • Value Range: Which values can appear validly in this element (case sensitive for strings)
  • Notes: Expanded description or notes on coding of values
  • Aliases: A list of currently supported Aliases (alternate element names)
  • For valid elements with shared data, on the far left is a Filter button you can use to view a summary of shared data for that element and apply a query filter to your Cart based on selected value ranges

At the top of this page you can also:

  • Use the search bar to filter the elements displayed. This will not filter on the Size of Required columns
  • Download a copy of this definition in CSV format
  • Download a blank CSV submission template prepopulated with the correct structure header rows ready to fill with subject records and upload

Please email the The NDA Help Desk with any questions.

Distribution for DataStructure: genomics_sample03 and Element:
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Filters enable researchers to view the data shared in NDA before applying for access or for selecting specific data for download or NDA Study assignment. For those with access to NDA shared data, you may select specific values to be included by selecting an individual bar chart item or by selecting a range of values (e.g. interview_age) using the "Add Range" button. Note that not all elements have appropriately distinct values like comments and subjectkey and are not available for filtering. Additionally, item level detail is not always provided by the research community as indicated by the number of null values given.

Filters for multiple data elements within a structure are supported. Selections across multiple data structures will be supported in a future version of NDA.