submitting sequences to Genbank

Dennis Benson dab at
Wed May 26 14:47:38 EST 1993

: Hello, 
: Does anyone know if the NCBI is encouraging people to use Authorin for 
: electronic sequence submission?  I wondered because David Lipman's recent
: posting with the new e-mail address didn't mention Authorin.  I will summarize
: the answer for the net to avoid redundant posts.
: Anne Marie Quinn
: Biocomputing Dept.
: The Salk Institute
: Quinn at

We definitely encourage the submission of sequence data via the AUTHORIN

E-mail is the preferable means for submitting data:

     gb-sub at

If you are unable to use e-mail, please send a floppy with the data to:

     GenBank Submissions
     National Center for Biotechnology Information
     Bldg. 38A, Room 8N-803
     8600 Rockville Pike
     Bethesda, MD 20894       Phone:  (301) 496-2475

NCBI is distributing free copies of the program for Macs and PCs.
(Current releases are version 3.0 for the Macintosh and version 1.2 for PCs).
For a copy send an e-mail request to:  authorin at

Overseas submitters should note that sequences may be submitted to the
EMBL Data Library (datasub at and DDBJ (ddbjsub at 
All sequence data is exchanged among the databases.

Dennis Benson
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

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