Where to publish sequence papers?

S. A. Modena samodena at csemail.cropsci.ncsu.edu
Wed Feb 10 04:40:29 EST 1993


In article <93040.091406FORSDYKE at QUCDN.QueensU.CA> <FORSDYKE at QUCDN.QueensU.CA> writes:
........
>Barrell:
>        "I detect an ignorance of how much inforamtion there may be in a DNA
>         sequence and possibly prejudice against DNA sequencing as being some
>         kind of unintellectual pursuit. Sequencing can be a long and onerous
>         task but the end result of a carefully determined and carefully
>         analysed sequence can be a wealth of new information and insight."
>The two journals are:
>                     DNA Sequence and DNA Cell Biology.[I have no vested
>                                       interest in either of these journals.]
>                     Sincerely, Don Forsdyke (Discussion Leader).

You can imagine the problem one would have trying to publish DNA sequences
not known to be near a promoter (gene!?!), yet one glaring deficiency in
the sequence databases is the lack of extensive "environs" sequences.  

Steve
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