For some TARGET cases, additional clinical data are missing, and OCG is currently working with the GDC to populate those fields. Some “Recurrent Blood Derived Cancer-Bone Marrow” samples are currently incorrectly identified and users should identify these samples as sample_type_id of “04” in both the aliquot barcode and in the GDC’s sample.sample_type_id field.
TARGET Data Matrix
TARGET Project Experimental Methods
On this page researchers can find detailed information describing how TARGET data was generated by genomic platform, including protocols for establishing high-quality nucleic acid samples.