EMBL Release 81 announcement
sobhany at ebi.ac.uk
Mon Dec 13 12:55:49 EST 2004
Release 81 of the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database is available from
the EBI ftp servers and other verified mirror sites as follows:
PLEASE try to use these mirror sites for download.
From release 80, EMBL release includes the whole genome shortgun (WGS)
data, along with the EMBL normal division data. The total compressed
file size is about 35.5 GB, and 201 GB for uncompressed files.
Division data: containing 40,696,839 sequences comprising
44,285,259,441 nucleotides, an increase of about 7.4% over release 80.
WGS data: containing 5,408,558 sequences comprising 34,986,041,399
nucleotides, an increase of about 22.1% of number of entries over
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 81 data at Monday, December
13th 12:00 GMT 2004.
Weimin Zhu & Siamak Sobhany
EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database
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