Announcement: GenPept 139.0 available

Gary Smythers gws at
Mon Dec 29 17:27:01 EST 2003

     This is to announce the availability of release 139.0 of the GenPept(R) 
(GenBank Gene Products) Database.  GenPept is provided in a format similar 
to that formerly distributed by GenBank(R) under the administration of 
Intelligenetics Inc.  This GenPept release IS _NOT_ AN OFFICIAL RELEASE FROM 
THE NCBI-GENBANK, but an attempt to provide a data file format compatible 
with existing software products.  

This data format is suitable as an input data file for the GCG program
genbanktogcg -genpept.  Compatibility with other software has not been tested.


Directory: pub/genpept
Files:     gprel139.txt.Z, gpdat139.seq.Z

Directory: pub/genpept/divisions
Files:     1 file for each GenBank file

Directory: pub/genpept/updates  (daily, cumulative)
Files:     gpseq_updates.dat.Z

Rel. Date: 27-Dec-2003

If you have questions or comments concerning this data, or you experience any
difficulty in downloading the data via ftp, please contact:

Gary Smythers  gws at  301-846-5778
Bob Stephens  bobs at  301-846-5787

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