Data sharing: how much doesn't get submitted to GenBank?

PLoS Biol. 2006 Jul;4(7):e228. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040228. Epub 2006 Jul 11.


Funding agencies and journals require researchers to deposit DNA sequences in public databases such as GenBank when the paper is published, but how often do authors fail to do so?

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Access to Information*
  • Animals
  • Databases, Genetic*
  • Databases, Nucleic Acid
  • Humans
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
  • Publications
  • United States