Be sure that primers are registered with BOLD before assembling the submission package. View all public primers by clicking on Primers in the Databases section on the BOLD header. To register new primers, select Primers from the Data Uploads menu in the User Console.
Please note: If the primer sequence has already been registered under a different name, the already registered code will be provided to be used for trace submissions. On the primer registration form, fill in the information illustrated below.
BOLD Primer submission form
Field definitions for accompanying figure.
||Code for the primer, which should be between 3 and 12 characters. If the primer is already published in a manuscript, please use the code that is in press.
||Description of what the primer should be used for.
||Any other known code names for the primer, separated by commas.
||A list of registered markers (e.g. ITS, COI 5', matK).
||Allows for cocktail primers to be submitted.
||Fill in the sequence(s), 5' to 3'.
||The direction of the sequence.
||References and/or citations associated with the primer.
||Notes about the primer.
||If the primer has already been published, this should be left public. The other option is the keep the primer private until publication.
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