Submitting of Sequence Data

Paul Gilna pgil%histone at LANL.GOV
Wed Dec 5 16:17:07 EST 1990

              Submitting of Sequence Data to GenBank or PIR

The National Biomedical Research Foundation Protein Identification
Resource has introduced a new PIR network server that, among other
things, accepts electronic submission of sequence data.  As sequence
data submission policies have been designed in agreement with both the
nucleotide and protein sequence databanks, we wish to take this
opportunity to restate for BIONEWS subscribers a few general guidelines
on submission of their sequence data.

Researchers should submit nucleotide sequence data directly to GenBank
or EMBL for assignment of an accession number prior to publication.
Derived amino acid sequence data may also be included at the same
time.  Amino acid sequence data submitted in this way to GenBank or
EMBL will be passed on to PIR if the author permits their public
release prior to publication, and need not be submitted separately to

All other amino acid sequences may be submitted directly to PIR when
the authors permit their public release prior to publication.

Authors are strongly urged to use the sequence submission software
package AUTHORIN to submit their sequence data to the databanks; a free
copy (for either the IBM PC or Macintosh) can be obtained by sending
your request and regular postal mailing address to:

                       authorin at

The address for GenBank submissions is:
  GenBank Submissions
  Mail Stop K710
  Los Alamos National Laboratory
  Los Alamos, NM  87545
  Telephone: (505) 665-2177
  Electronic mail:  gb-sub%life at

The address for EMBL submissions is:
  EMBL Data Submissions
  Postfach 10.2209
  D-6900, Heidelburg
  Federal Republic of Germany
  Telephone (+49) 6221-387-258
  Electronic mail: DATASUBS at EMBL.BITNET

The address for PIR submissions is:
  PIR Submissions
  National Biomedical Research Foundation
  3900 Reservoir Road, NW
  Washington, DC  20007
  Telephone: (202) 687-2121
  Electronic mail:  FILESERV at GUNBRF.BITNET

While we would again urge that AUTHORIN be used as the first choice in data
submission tools, the GenBank/EMBL/PIR Data Submission Form can be obtained
either by sending a message consisting of the word DATASUB to
retrieve at, or by sending a message consisting of the words
SEND SUBFORM to FILESERV at GUNBRF.BITNET.  This form can be filled in using any
text editor, saved in ASCII (text) format, and mailed electronically or on
disk to the databanks.  Additional information about submitting sequence data
to PIR can be obtained by sending the message HELP DEPOSIT to

                                 John S. Garavelli, Ph.D.
                                 Database Coordinator
                                 Protein Identification Resource
                                 National Biomedical Research Foundation
                                 Washington, DC  20007
                                 POSTMASTER at GUNBRF.BITNET

                                 Paul Gilna, Ph.D.,
                                 Biology Domain Leader
                                 Group T-10, Mail Stop K710
                                 Los Alamos National Laboratory
                                 Los Alamos, New Mexico, 87545
                                 pgil%histone at

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