Los Alamos DNA database (?)

Jim Owens jow at helix.nih.gov
Thu Jun 10 15:39:38 EST 1993


In article <1993Jun10.080146.27490 at gserv1.dl.ac.uk> Nico van Belzen,
vanbelzen at pa1.fgg.eur.nl writes:
> He is interested in a gene of which the protein sequence has
> been published recently. However, the DNA sequence was not reported
> but it was stated that it had been deposited in _the Los Alamos
> database_.
>
> Does such a database indeed exist? May it be used by (non-US gov.)
> scientists? How is it accessed?

Unfortunately for your friend without Internet access, the easiest way
involves e-mail.  Send a message to retrieve at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov (an
Internet address) with the word help as the only text of the message. 
You will get back instructions about retrieving sequences from the
GenBank, EMBL, and several other sequence databases.

There should be an "access number" in the article.  You will need it to
retrieve the sequence from "Los Alamos."

Good luck,

Jim Owens



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