EMBL 72 available

Peter Stoehr stoehr at ebi.ac.uk
Thu Sep 19 09:06:03 EST 2002

Release 72 of the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database is available from
the EBI ftp servers and other verified mirror sites as follows:
  ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/embl/release/           (UK)
  ftp://ftp.dk.embnet.org/pub/databases/embl/release/       (Denmark)
  ftp://bio-mirror.net/biomirror/embl/release/              (USA)
  ftp://bio-mirror.jp.apan.net/pub/biomirror/embl/release/  (Japan)
  ftp://bio-mirror.au.apan.net/biomirror/embl/release/      (Australia)
  ftp://ftp.cbi.pku.edu.cn/pub/databases/embl72/            (China)
PLEASE try to use these mirror sites for download.
Release 72 is about 12.5GB compressed and 80GB uncompressed.

Release 72 contains 18,324,246 sequences comprising 23,090,186,146
nucleotides, an increase of about 15% over release 71. This release is
already available via EBI's SRS/Blast/Fasta search servers.

Please see the full release notes at:

For those who mirror our cumulative update files containing new and updated
sequence data since the last full database release, please note that these
will be changed to include only post-release 71 data at
Thursday September 19 18:00:00 BST 2002.

Peter Stoehr

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