SequinMacroSend Direct Submission Tool
for Large Sequin Files
This page allows you to send large *.sqn submission files, prepared by Sequin or
tbl2asn, directly to GenBank.
It is provided as an alternative to attaching those files to e-mail messages,
which can sometimes lead to e-mail delivery system problems such as encoded or
corrupted messages, or to file truncation that can occur with very large
Use this tool to send a single *.sqn file, which contains GenBank submission(s)
in ASN.1 format. The "Browse..."
function below allows you to select the file you want to submit.
Submit only text-based files; do not submit binary files, such as .zip or WORD files.
A *.sqn ASN.1 file can be generated with Sequin (by choosing "Prepare
Submission" under the File menu), or with the tbl2asn Sequin utility (a command
line program that automates parts of the submission process for multiple
submissions or for large sequences, such as complete genomes).
Do not use this tool to submit EST,
Please provide the information requested in the individual fields below
(*=required) and then click on the 'Submit' button. Your submission
will be sent to the GenBank staff for processing.
|| Confirmation of Receipt and Temporary ID number
Immediately after completing the form, you will receive an automatically
generated email, informing you that we have received your submission. The
subject line of this email will include the submission's temporary identifier, a
This is not the final accession number and therefore should not be used for
publication. The GenBank accession number will be assigned when your submission
is processed (see below). Until you receive your GenBank accession, please
include your DSub number in any communication with GenBank staff about the
|| Processing of your Submission
Most submissions are assigned accession numbers within two working days
of their arrival. However, this may vary slightly depending on the volume at the
time of your submission. If you have not heard from us within this time-frame
and wish to inquire about the status of your submission,
please send an
e-mail to: email@example.com.
Please be sure to state the e-mail address that you provided below
and that you submitted using the SequinMacroSend submission tool. In addition, include the
submission's DSub number.
If you have questions about using this tool or need help with Sequin or
tbl2asn, please contact GenBank User Support at 301-496-2475 or send an
email to firstname.lastname@example.org