[Annelida] Vouchers again

Geoff Read via annelida%40net.bio.net (by g.read from niwa.co.nz)
Thu Jul 3 21:01:42 EST 2008


>>> On 27/06/2008 at 9:08 a.m., "Geoff Read" <g.read from niwa.co.nz> wrote:
>> GBR
>>>> "Revisions or updates to GenBank entries can be made by the submitters"  
>>> Right, only by the submitters, but they don't do it. 
> 
> However, I'm told that the 'only' above is not correct because others can 
> submit comments. 
> 
> Quote: "There is a procedure for "third-party annotation" whereby corrections 
> etc. may be submitted by people other than the original authors. I believe 
> that any such contribution must be based on already-published material."

Well, I've checked this out since. "Third-party annotations" has a precise meaning in GenBank and are sequences derived or assembled from primary sequences. And nothing to do with error correcting of misidentifications plucked out of the air by original submitters.

PS. "Lumbricus" coupled with "bimastus", an invented binominal mentioned by Csuzdi Csaba, can be purchased from Beijing Baiao Pharmaceuticals.
This company may warrant further scrutiny. A simple biological supply house it ain't. But no time today.


Geoff






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