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Forms, Policies and Procedures (2 Procedures Entries)
Procedure: NIH
NIH Manuscript Submission Portal
Procedure: NIH

NIH Manuscript Submission Portal

  1. Deposit Files:
    Anyone can submit; however, an author or PI should serve as the reviewer. Reviewers are notified of submissions via e-mail.
  2. Initial Approval: Reviewer associates funding and approves the material for processing.
  3. NIHMS Conversion:
    NIHMS converts complete deposits to PMC-ready documents and notifies the reviewer via e-mail when they’re available. (approx. two to three weeks)
  4. Final Approval:
    Reviewer requests corrections to, or approves, PMC-ready documents for inclusion in PMC.
  5. PMCID Assigned: A PMCID is assigned when Final approval is complete and the manuscript is matched to a PubMed Record.

The NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) system supports the deposit of manuscripts into PubMed Central (PMC), as required by the public access policies of NIH and other participating funders.


Procedure Details:

OWNER: National Institutes of Health


Procedure Source Email

Procedure: Research Office
Preparing a Sequence Listing for the USPTO
Procedure: Research Office

Preparing a Sequence Listing for the USPTO

These instructions are based on the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, 37 CFR Sections 1.821-1.825. The sequence rules require the use of standard symbols and a standard format for sequence data and submission of the data in computer readable form. The sequence listing must be in ASCII text. Instructions for formatting the sequence listing and a sample sequence listing are presented on the following pages. The USPTO has a software program, “PatentIn,” to help you prepare sequence listings in the proper format.You can download the software and obtain instructions for using the software from Patentin Software

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Patentin Software


Procedure Details:

OWNER: Research Office


Procedure Source Email


Compliance Hotline
Phone: (302) 831-2792

UD Research Office
210 Hullihen Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-2136
Fax: (302) 831-2828
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