Generation Scotland: Donor DNA Databank 



Dataset pertaining to the publication “Generation Scotland: Donor DNA Databank; A control DNA resource”. BMC Med Genet 2010 Nov 23;11:166. doi: 10.1186/1471-2350-11-166. URL:
The data is phenotype information collected from consented donors by questionnaire as described in the research paper and is in an MS Excel table, GS3D phenotype.xls.
If you use this dataset, please cite the manuscript in order to acknowledge the contribution of the Generation Scotland: Donor DNA Databank (GS:3D) resource.
For information about using GS:3D DNA or plasma samples, or genetic data, please visit or contact All applications to use Generation Scotland resources will be reviewed by the Generation Scotland Access Committee.
GS:3D is an NHS Lothian NRS BioResource, governed as a Research Tissue Bank by the GS Access Committee, and has supported over 20 research projects to date.
GS:3D was funded by a project grant from the Scottish Executive Health Department, Chief Scientist Office, grant number CZB/4/285.

Shona Kerr, on behalf of all co-authors in the corresponding manuscript.

Data Citation

Kerr, Shona; Porteous, David; Campbell, Archie. (2015). Generation Scotland: Donor DNA Databank, 2008 [dataset]. University of Edinburgh. Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine. Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine.
Date made available1 Sept 2015
PublisherEdinburgh DataShare
Temporal coverage14 Jan 2008 - 31 Jul 2008
Geographical coverageUK

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