DNA/Protein DB E-mail Network Server in Japan

sanzo miyazawa miyazawa at ncifcrf.gov
Sat Dec 9 22:35:13 EST 1989



	DNA/Protein Database E-mail Network Server in Japan
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					12/09/8	 DNA Data Bank of Japan

Now, DNA/protein database server for e-mail networks is available from
DNA Data Bank of Japan.

Services provided are functions of database search and retrieval.
For details, see a brief manual attached below.

DDBJ is a governmental organization which was established three years ago 
to collect DNA data and to provide research tools to research communities.
Our data collection of DNA is done in collaboration with GenBank and
EMBL Data library. DNA data entered at each site are exchanged between them
by using e-mails.

Under such a collaboration, the GenBank database at the DDBJ includes
the most recent data entries entered by GenBank/EMBL/DDBJ; it is updated 
twice a day. 

Our site will be reached through Internet, UUNET and Bitnet.

E-mail address for the server:	
	JUNET:		netserv at ddbj.nig.ac.jp
	INTERNET:	netserv%ddbj.nig.ac.jp at relay.cs.net
	UUNET:		netserv%ddbj.nig.ac.jp at relay.cs.net
	BITNET:		netserv%ddbj.nig.ac.jp at jpnkyoto.bitnet

E-mail address for inquiries:
	JUNET:		sanzo.miyazawa at ddbj.nig.ac.jp
	INTERNET:	sanzo.miyazawa%ddbj.nig.ac.jp at relay.cs.net
	UUNET:		sanzo.miyazawa%ddbj.nig.ac.jp at relay.cs.net
	BITNET:		sanzo.miyazawa%ddbj.nig.ac.jp at jpnkyoto.bitnet



				Sanzo Miyazawa
				(Manager, DNA Data Bank of Japan)
				sanzo.miyazawa%ddbj.nig.ac.jp at relay.cs.net


				Phone:	+81 559 75 0771 x649
				FAX:	+81 559 75 6040

				Laboratory of Genetic Information Analysis
				Center for Genetic Information Research
				National Institute of Genetics
				Mishima, Shizuoka 411
				Japan

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		FLAT DB E-Mail Network Server


E-mail address for the server:	netserv at ddbj.nig.ac.jp
E-mail address for inquiries:	sanzo.miyazawa at ddbj.nig.ac.jp

Following commands are available.

man subjects
	Output manuals.

scandir db-name [options] 'keyword[|keyword...]'
	Scan directory files of the "db-name" database to find "keywords"
	and output entry names and their definitions; keywords should be
	represented in the regular expression.
	Options:
	-i	case insensitive

scanjou db-name 'journal'
	Scan journal index files of the "db-name" database to find specified
	journals and output journal names and corresponding entry names.
	Journal names in the command line are not case sensitive.

scanaut db-name 'Last-name,[First.Middle-Initial.]'
	Scan author index files of the "db-name" database to find specified
	author names and output author names and corresponding entry names
	with their definitions.
	Author names in the command line are not case sensitive.

scanacc db-name '#acc'
	Scan accession number index files of the "db-name" database to find
	specified accession numbers and output corresponding entry names
	with their definitions.

scandb db-name [-1] [-o] {[entry...]|[-a #acc...]}
	Scan the "db-name" database to find specified entries or accession
	numbers and output those entries.
	Options:
	-1	"Entry" or "#acc" may specify multiple entries in the DB.
	-o	The order of arguments is not significant; the order of entries
		output may not be in the order specified in the command line.


	db-name = ddbj | gb | embl | swiss | pir | prf

	ddbj:	DDBJ DNA database; it is included in the GenBank and EMBL DBs.
	gb or genbank:	GenBank DNA database
			Regular release and new entries which are updated
			twice a day.
	embl:	EMBL DNA database
	swiss:	SwissProt protein database
	pir:	PIR protein database
	prf:	Protein Research Foundation peptide database

	Command names and others are case sensitive, unless specified.
	Output is limited to 600 lines.

Examples:

	scandir gb 'oncogene'
	scanjou	gb 'J. Biochem.'
	scanaut	gb 'Miyazawa,S.'
	scandb gb AGMERLTR1
	scandb gb -a M11391



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