ANNOUCEMENT: availability of NRSub 7

Guy Perriere perriere at
Fri Apr 12 23:59:53 EST 1996

                      NRSub Release 7 (April 1995)

     The release 7 of NRSub (the Non-Redundant Bacillus subtilis data
     base) is now available through anonymous FTP at URLs:


     It  is  also possible to access NRSub through two World-Wide Web
     servers located at URLs: 


     The distribution includes: 

      - The  flat  version of NRSub in EMBL format (file NRSub.dat or

      - The  NRSub  database under ACNUC and the sources of the query
        program for line mode use (file NRSub.r7.tar.Z). 

      - The binaries of the graphical interface for browsing an ACNUC
        database (files query_win.*.Z). Query_win.SUN file is for Sun
        under    SunOS,  query_win.SOL  is  for  Sun  under  Solaris,
        query_win.RS6000 is for IBM RISC, query_win.ALPHA is for DEC
        Alpha, and query_win.SGI is for Silicon Graphics. 

     NRSub  release  7 contains a total of 234 contigs (61 composite)
     All  these  sequences  are  chromosomal (plasmidic sequences are
     removed)  and  totalize  1,616,172  bp. This represents approxi-
     matively  38.8%  of  the  entire  Bacillus  subtilis  chromosome
     consisting  of about 4,165 kbp. These sequences contain 1478 CDS
     (623  ORFs),  72  tRNAs  and  28  rRNAs. Also, 511 bibliographic
     references can be accessed.

     If  you  use  NRSub  in  a  published  work,  please  cite  the
     following reference:

     Perriere,  G., Moszer, I., and Gojobori, T. (1996) NRSub: a non-
     redundant  data  base for Bacillus subtilis. Nucleic Acids Res.,
     24, 41-45.

                  Guy Perriere
                  Laboratoire de Biometrie, Genetique et
                  Biologie des Populations, UMR CNRS 5558
                  Universite Claude Bernard - Lyon 1
                  43, bd. du 11 Novembre 1918
                  69622 Villeurbanne Cedex

                  Email: perriere at

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