Accession Number
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Accession Number

A unique number generated by the EDGAR system for each electronic submission. Accession numbers are reported to submitters and filers in the acceptance and suspense messages. Assignment of an accession number does not mean that EDGAR has accepted your submission.

Accession Number

An Accession number is a unique identifier given to a sequence when it is submitted to one of the DNA repositories (GenBank, EMBL, DDBJ). The initial deposition of a sequence record is referred to as version 1. If the sequence is updated, the version number is incremented, but the Accession number will remain constant.

Accession Number

Related to electronic submission of applications, the Accession number is the Agency tracking number provided for the application after Agency validations.

Accession Number

A number or code assigned to uniquely identify a group of records or materials acquired by a repository and used to link the materials to associated records.

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Accession Number has been defined 4 different ways in documents like Glossary of Commonly Used Terms, The NCBI Handbook: Glossary, Glossary of NIH Terms, and 1 more.

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