No, you can create a BioProject and BioSamples as part of your SRA Submission.
Please indicate that you have not previously registered these objects when asked
and the submission wizard will prompt you to enter that information along with the rest of your submission metadata.
Yes, you can release your data or update the release date from 'Manage data' tab.
Select the BioProject related to the data you would like to release, then click the ‘Edit’ button next to ‘Release date.’
Follow the prompts there to update your release date.
To add data to an existing BioProject, please create a new SRA submission and enter the BioProject accession (looks like PRJNA#) when asked.
This will ensure the new data is linked to the existing BioProject.
You can generate a reviewer metadata link from the 'Manage data' tab.
From this interface, navigate to the BioProject page for the pertinent dataset,
then click the 'Create Reviewer Link' button to the right of the BioProject accession near the top of the page.
Share data with colleagues or your publisher's reviewer.
SRA users are able to see all the metadata describing your data files and they will be able to retrieve the original submitted files with their original file names.
SRA users will also be able to retrieve the standardized SRA version of your data files.
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