Growth of Genbank and PIR

katerice at embl-heidelberg.de katerice at embl-heidelberg.de
Thu Jun 25 05:49:47 EST 1992


In article <1992Jun24.170447.9615 at msdrl.com>, elliston at msdrl.com (Keith Elliston) writes:
> Hello
> 
> I remember Dave Kristofferson posting something about the growth of 
> Genbank... but I can't seem to find it.  Dave, could your, or some 
> other kind soul, repost that note, and.... if there is comparable data
> for PIR and/or Swissprot, that would be great too.
> 
For the record, here are the data for EMBL and Swissprot:


EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database

Rel.    Date    Residues    Entries
----------------------------------------

1       6/82      585433        568
2       4/83     1114447        811
3      12/83     1654863       1481
4       8/84     2147205       1698
5       4/85     2874493       2378
6       8/85     4567592       4835
7      12/85     5622638       5789
8       4/86     6353040       6395
9       9/86     7813214       7630
10     11/86     9766948       8817
11      4/87    12189783      11621
12      7/87    13638061      12706
13     10/87    16023478      14397
14      1/88    17272160      15344
15      5/88    20318442      17961
16      8/88    22625941      19592
17     11/88    24211054      20695
18      2/89    27249830      22938
19      5/89    29066676      24365
20      8/89    31240948      26223
21     11/89    34748087      28679
22      2/90    38165786      31508
23      5/90    42923803      34902
24      8/90    47354438      37784
25     11/90    52900354      41580
26      2/91    55859549      43745
27      5/91    59915244      46871
28      9/91    70448052      54558
29     12/91    75400487      57765
30      3/92    83574342      63378
31      6/92    94390065      72481



SWISS-PROT Protein Sequence Database

Rel.    Date    Residues    Entries
----------------------------------------

3      11/86      969641       4160
4       4/87     1036010       4387
5       9/87     1327683       5205
6       1/88     1653982       6102
7       4/88     1885771       6821
8       8/88     2224465       7724
9      11/88     2498140       8702
10      3/89     2952613      10008
11      7/89     3265966      10856
12     10/89     3797482      12305
13      1/90     4347336      13837
14      4/90     4914264      15409
15      8/90     5486399      16941
16     11/90     5986949      18364
17      2/91     6524504      20024
18      5/91     6792034      20772
19      8/91     7173785      21795
20     11/91     7500086      22654
21      3/92     7866596      23742
22      5/92     8375696      25044

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	get doc:embl.stat 
and/or  get doc:swiss.stat

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