Sequence database growth???

Rob Harper harper at ebi.ac.uk
Mon Apr 10 09:52:40 EST 1995


In article <1995Apr9.155936.8313 at nomina.lu.se>, Bo Servenius <bo.servenius at wblab.lu.se> writes:
>Dear Netters:
>
>Is there a site where I can find up to date statistics about EMBL,
>Genbank,
>SwissProt etc databases and their growth over the years. Nicest would
>be a prepared graph but tabled statistics could do.
  
Here is the appendix taken from the release 41 of EMBL, which shows the
development of the database over the years.

APPENDIX A: DATABASE GROWTH TABLE

The following table shows the growth of the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database at each release. 

        Release    Month       Entries   Nucleotides
        -------    -------     -------   -----------
              1    06/1982         568        585433

              2    04/1983         811       1114447
              3    12/1983        1481       1654863

              4    08/1984        1698       2147205

              5    04/1985        2378       2874493
              6    08/1985        4835       4567592
              7    12/1985        5789       5622638

              8    04/1986        6395       6353040
              9    09/1986        7630       7813214
             10    12/1986        8817       9766948

             11    04/1987       11621      12189783
             12    07/1987       12706      13638061
             13    10/1987       14397      16023478

             14    01/1988       15344      17272160
             15    05/1988       17961      20318442
             16    08/1988       19592      22625941
             17    11/1988       20695      24211054

             18    02/1989       22938      27249830
             19    05/1989       24365      29066676
             20    08/1989       26223      31240948
             21    11/1989       28679      34748087

             22    02/1990       31508      38165786
             23    05/1990       34902      42923803
             24    08/1990       37784      47354438
             25    11/1990       41580      52900354

             26    02/1991       43745      55859549
             27    05/1991       46871      59915244
             28    09/1991       54558      70448052
             29    12/1991       57765      75400487

             30    03/1992       63378      83574342
             31    06/1992       72481      94390065
             32    09/1992       79377     101292310
             33    12/1992       89100     111413979

             34    03/1993       99591     121420828
             35    06/1993      108973     131880111
             36    09/1993      127933     145401156
             37    12/1993      146576     158171400

             38    03/1994      167777     177550115
             39    06/1994      182615     192195819
             40    09/1994      209352     211017104
             41    12/1994      230950     226259607

Happy graphing.


 R. Andrew Harper                   E-mail:    harper at ebi.ac.uk
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