double submission better than single ones?

Kay Hofmann KHOFMANN at cipvax.biolan.Uni-Koeln.DE
Fri Aug 23 03:22:14 EST 1991


A simple (maybe stupid) question:
If i submit a new sequence to EMBL, is it desirable to submit the same
sequence to genbank also or is it better to let the organisations exchange
their data?
I think that there are consistent accession numbers for a single sequence 
in all databases, so if i do a double submission, how do EMBL/genbank
take care of consistency of accession numbers?
Thank you,
           Kay Hofmann



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