Databases availability announcement

Amos Bairoch BAIROCH at cmu.unige.ch
Fri Oct 14 18:28:08 EST 1994


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Databases availability announcement
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Name        : SWISS-PROT 
Description : Protein sequence data bank.
Release     : 30.0
Statistics  : 40 292 fully annotated sequences , 14 147 368 amino acids,
              37 887 references.
Citation    : Bairoch A., Boeckmann B.; Nucleic Acids Res. 22:3578-3580(1994).
Availability: By anonymous FTP on: EBI FTP server.
                                   NCBI repository.
                                   ExPASy FTP server.
                                   Swiss EMBnet FTP server.
              On WWW, on the ExPASy server.
              CD-ROM distribution by the EBI Data Library in a few weeks.
Next release: 31.0 in February 1995.


Name        : PROSITE
Description : Dictionary of Protein Sites and Patterns.
Release     : 12.1
Statistics  : 1027 patterns, 2 profiles, 785 documentation entries.
Citation    : Bairoch A., Bucher P.; Nucleic Acids Res. 22:3583-3589(1994).
Availability: By anonymous FTP on: EBI FTP server.
                                   NCBI repository.
                                   ExPASy FTP server.
                                   Swiss EMBnet FTP server.
              On WWW, on the ExPASy server.
              By electronic mail on the EBI File Server.
              CD-ROM distribution by the EBI Data Library in a few weeks.
Next release: 13.0 in March 1995.


Name        : ENZYME
Description : Enzymes nomenclature database.
Release     : 17.0
Statistics  : 3 546 enzymes described.
Citation    : Bairoch A.; Nucleic Acids Res. 22:3626-3627(1994).
Availability: By anonymous FTP on: EBI FTP server.
                                   NCBI repository.
                                   ExPASy FTP server.
                                   Swiss EMBnet FTP server.
              On WWW, on the ExPASy server [in a few days].
              By electronic mail on the EBI File Server.
              CD-ROM distribution by the EBI Data Library in a few weeks.
Next release: 18.0 in February 1995.


Name        : SeqAnalRef
Description : Sequence analysis bibliographic reference data bank
Release     : 55.0
Statistics  : 2 581 references, 1 305 abstracts.
Citation    : Bairoch A.; Comput. Appl. Biosci. 7:268-268(1991).
Availability: By anonymous FTP on: EBI FTP server.
                                   NCBI repository.
                                   ExPASy FTP server.
                                   Swiss EMBnet FTP server.
              On WWW, on the ExPASy server.
              By electronic mail on the EBI File Server.
              CD-ROM distribution by the EBI Data Library in a few weeks.
Next release: 56.0 in November 1994.


+-----------+------+----------------------------------------------------+
| Data base | Rel. | Email          FTP    FTP   FTP     FTP     CD-ROM |
|           | Nb.  | EBI            EBI    NCBI  Swiss   ExPASy  EBI    |
|           |      | File Server                 EMBnet                 |
+-----------+------+----------------------------------------------------+
| SWISS-PROT| 30.0 | Yes (by entry) Yes    Yes   Yes     Yes     Yes    |
| PROSITE   | 12.1 | Yes            Yes    Yes   Yes     Yes     Yes    |
| ENZYME    | 17.0 | Yes            Yes    Yes   Yes     Yes     Yes    |
| SEQANALREF| 55.0 | Yes            Yes    Yes   Yes     Yes     Yes    |
+-----------+------+----------------------------------------------------+

Addresses
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Inquiries on the above databases:    bairoch at cmu.unige.ch

Inquiries on how to obtain tapes
or CD-ROM of SWISS-PROT, PROSITE,
and ENZYME:                          datalib at ebi.ac.uk

EBI file server email address:       netserv at ebi.ac.uk

EBI FTP server:                      ftp.ebi.ac.uk (or 193.62.196.6)
NCBI repository FTP address:         ncbi.nlm.nih.gov (or 130.14.20.1)
ExPASy FTP server address:           expasy.hcuge.ch  (or 129.195.254.61)
Swiss EMBnet FTP server address:     nic.switch.ch (or 130.59.1.40)


All the above databases are available using World Wide Web (WWW). The address
of our server (ExPASy) is:

                    http://expasy.hcuge.ch/

If you do not know  what is WWW and  how to access ExPASy, see  the following
reference:

      Appel R.D., Bairoch A., Hochstrasser D.F.
      Trends Biochem. Sci. 19:258-260(1994).




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| Amos Bairoch                | Email: bairoch at cmu.unige.ch                 |
| Dept. Medical Biochemistry  |                                             |
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