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CABRI Guidelines for Catalogue Production

Guidelines prepared for CABRI by BCCM, CBS, CERDIC, DSMZ, ECACC, HGMP, INRC, MSDN
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Data input & authentication Flat file preparation Flat file submission


Data input & authentication for plasmids

Data Sets

Data entry and validation

Name

Collection number

Type

Class

Other culture collection numbers

Host for distribution

Medium

Restricted distribution

Literature

History of deposit

Selectable phenotype

Replicon

Host range

Properties and applications


Name

Field

Name

Description

Name of the element

Input process

Name given by the depositor or as published

Required for

MDS

Collection number

Field

Collection number

Description

Number of the element in the own collection under which it is distributed

Input process

Collection acronym followed by a number separated by space

Required for

MDS

Type

Field

Type

Description

Element Type

Input process

Reference list:
plasmid
phasmid
cosmid
shuttle vector
transposon
minitransposon
IS element

Required for

MDS

Class

Field

Class

Description

Origin of the element

Input process

Reference list: non-recombinant, recombinant

Required for

MDS

Other culture collection numbers (*)

Field

Other culture collection numbers

Description

Numbers of the element under which it is distributed by other culture collections.

Input process

This field is automatically generated.

(*) If the content of this field cannot automatically be generated at the main site it will be removed from the MDS for plasmids.

This field does not apply to all strains.

Required for

MDS

Host for distribution

Field

Host for distribution

Description

Taxonomic designation and strain designation of the host organism in which the element is distributed

Input process

e.g. Escherichia coli K-12 MC1061
Reference list: CABRI agreed list

Required for

MDS

Medium

Field

Medium

Description

Name or collection number of the medium on which the host organism is preferably grown

Input process

Free text which may be linked to a text file describing the recipe for the medium

Required for

MDS

Restricted distribution

Field

Restricted distribution

Description

Restrictions for distribution of the element

Input process

Restrictions for distribution of the element (hazard group, "for research purposes only", patent info., import/export regulations, etc.

Required for

MDS

Literature

Field

Literature

Description

Original publication in which the element is described.

Input process

new entry:

Author, JournalTitle Year; Volume (issue): beginning page#-ending page#

The journal title is abbreviated following international standard rules.

The abbreviations are without dot. Title of the article is not mentioned.

existing entries: conversion by SRS following CABRI agreed standard.

This field does not apply to all strains.

This reference can be followed by the Pubmed ID enclosed within square brackets as follows: [PMID: 1234567], where '1234567' is the Pubmed ID of the paper

Required for

MDS

History of deposit

Field

History of deposit

Description

History of the element from author to depositor, in reverse chronology (depositor< … < author).

Input process

The name of the depositor must be entered obligatory; history when known.

This field does not apply to all strains: for plasmids deposited before december 1993 (cfr. CBD convention), this field may lack information.

Required for

MDS

Selectable phenotype

Field

Selectable phenotype

Description

Feature encoded by the element enforcing its host strain to maintain the element in order to survive under appropriate cultivation conditions

Input process

Reference list: CABRI agreed list

Required for

MDS

Replicon

Field

Replicon

Description

Names of replicon elements

Input process

Reference list: CABRI agreed list

This field does not apply to all strains.

Required for

MDS

Host range

Field

Host range

Description

Host in which the element can be propagated and/or used and, when appicable, the peculiar features that are necessary for making use of the special characteristics of the element.

Input process

Free text based on the reference list VECAP3 list in Vicente et al.,
World J Microbiol Biotechnol 1992;8:519-526

Ex.: Escherichia coli preferably containing the lacIq gene

This field does not apply to all strains.

Required for

MDS

Properties and applications

Field

Properties and applications

Description

Description of the properties of the element, as well as its application possibilities

Input process

Reference list: CABRI agreed list based on the VECAP4, VECAP5 and VECAP6 list in Vicente et al., World J Microbiol Biotechnol 1992;8:519-526

Required for

MDS
 
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