Human Diversity Collection

Jeanne Beck jbeck at UMDNJ.EDU
Tue Jan 10 21:16:56 EST 1995


   The National Institute of General Medical Sciences' (NIGMS) Human Genetic
Mutant Cell Repository has available for distribution Human Diversity
Collection DNA and lymphoblastoid cell lines. This collection contains both
males and females from the following populations: Amerindian, Cambodian,
Chinese, Druze, Japanese, Melanesian, and Pygmy. The Amerindian population
includes individuals from the Surui, Mayan, Karitiana, Quechua, Auca, Jemez
Pueblo, and Cheyenne Indians. The Pygmy collection includes Biaka and Mbuti
Pygmies. For the most part, this collection represents a subset of the
Yale-Stanford collection. Additional information is available through an
online catalog reached via Internet. Telnet to At the
login prompt, type: online. To access the catalog via modem, dial

   For additional information or a Repository catalog, contact:  
        NIGMS Human Genetic Mutant Cell Repository
        Coriell Cell Repositories 
        Coriell Institute for Medical Research 
        401 Haddon Avenue 
        Camden, NJ 08103 
   Telephone:     (800) 752-3805 in the United States 
                  (609) 757-4848 from other countries
   FAX:           (609) 757-9737 
Jeanne C. Beck                                      Internet: jbeck at
Coriell Cell Repositories                              Voice: 609-757-4847
Coriell Institute for Medical Research                   Fax: 609-757-9737

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