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CALL FOR VOTES: bionet.biochem.carotenoids

David Kristofferson kristoff at genbank.bio.net
Tue Sep 15 10:36:44 EST 1992

Voting is now open on bionet.biochem.carotenoids.  I have received
from the discussion leader a revised charter for
bionet.biochem.carotenoids which is provided below (note the name
change from the original bionet.carotenoids).

Proposal to establish bionet.carotenoids

Discussion leader: Pablo A. Scolnik (scolnipa at esvax.dnet.dupont.com)

Purpose: discussions regarding the chemistry, biochemistry,
photochemistry, role in photosynthesis, genetics, metabolism, and
health effects of carotenoids.  This newsgroup will also include
information exchange on pure compounds, mutants, techniques, and
recombinant DNA constructs.

Voting is now open on bionet.biochem.carotenoids and will run through
24:00 hrs Pacific Time on 15 October 1992.  Please send your vote to
any of the following addresses:

Address                               Location        Network
-------                               --------        -------
biovote at daresbury.ac.uk               U.K.            JANET
biovote at genbank.bio.net               U.S.A.          Internet/BITNET
biovote at irlearn.ucd.ie                Ireland         EARN/BITNET

Your vote should contain a single line:

YES on bionet.biochem.carotenoids

if you favor creation of the newsgroup or

NO on bionet.biochem.carotenoids

if you think that the creation of this newsgroup will adversely affect
the BIOSCI system.  If you are simply not interested in participating
in this newsgroup, please don't cast a NO vote, but instead just don't
vote at all.

The newsgroup proposal must receive at least 80 YES votes to pass and
the number of YES votes must be greater than the number of NO votes by
at least 40.  Discussion of the newsgroup proposal is now closed and
we strongly discourage posting any messages in other forums about the
fact that a CALL FOR VOTES has been issued.


				Dave Kristofferson
				GenBank Manager

				kristoff at genbank.bio.net

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