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Human Genome News, Jan.-Feb. 1995; 6(5):10

New WWW Tools for Sequence Data Submission WebSub

GSDB recently announced the beta version of WebSub for submitting sequence data via WWW: http://www.ncgr.org/gsdb/WebSub.html

WebSub works with Mosaic and Netscape on Sun platforms and with Netscape for Mac and IBM users. Those without access to a forms-supporting Web browser can download applications via ftp.


BankIt, a new GenBank(TM) forms approach, is available for use with Netscape for UNIX, Macintosh, and PCs; Mosaic for UNIX; and MacWeb for Macintosh. BankIt access: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, questions: info@ncbi.nlm.nih.gov or 301/496-2475.

GenBank release 87.0 is available via ftp to ncbi.nlm.nih.gov in the genbank directory. The ASN.1 version is in the ncbi-asn1 directory.

Data Sharing

EBI and DDBJ also add data to the international collection of DNA sequences, with all four sites sharing data. An article on sequence databases appeared in HGN 6(3), 1-6 (September 1994) and is also accessible via the Home Page: http://www.ornl.gov/hgmis/

HGMIS staff

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