[ANNOUNCE] Release 67.0 PIR-International Protein Sequence Database in XML

Cathy Wu wuc at NBRF.Georgetown.Edu
Wed Jan 24 14:48:49 EST 2001


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          ANNOUNCING RELEASE 67.0 in XML 
PIR-INTERNATIONAL PROTEIN SEQUENCE DATABASE (PIR-PSD)
       Containing 198,801 Annotated Entries
            http://pir.georgetown.edu/
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The PIR-PSD Release 67.0 is downloadable from the following FTP sites.

 (1) For XML and DTD Files:
     ftp://nbrfa.georgetown.edu/pir/databases/pir_xml/
 (2) For FASTA Sequence Files:
     ftp://nbrfa.georgetown.edu/pir/databases/pir_fasta/
 (3) For CODATA Format Data Files:
     ftp://nbrfa.georgetown.edu/pir/databases/pir_codata/
 (4) For NBRF Format Data Files:
     ftp://nbrfa.georgetown.edu/pir/databases/pir_nbrf/

Also available for downloading are PIR-PSD biweekly releases
(currently 67.01) in NBRF format at: 
     ftp://nbrfa.georgetown.edu/pir/databases/pir_updates/

The PIR-PSD is searchable from the following Web interfaces.
  
 (1) Text Search at: 
     http://pir.georgetown.edu/pirwww/search/textpsd.html   
 (2) BLAST Search at:
     http://pir.georgetown.edu/pirwww/search/similarity.html
 (3) Text and Sequence Search at:
     iProClass (http://pir.georgetown.edu/iproclass/), an
     integrated database with comprehensive family relationships
     and structural/functional features of proteins.
 (4) Text Search and Sequence Analysis at:
     PIR Integrated Environment for Sequence Analysis
     (http://pir.georgetown.edu/pirwww/search/piriesa.html) 

PIR provides extensive cross-references and links to a large number of
molecular databases. You can use the following search strings to
provide reciprocal links to PIR-PSD.

 (1) Link to PIR-PSD sequence entries based on PIR entry code:
     http://pir.georgetown.edu/cgi-bin/nbrfget?uid=xxxxxx
     Example: 
     http://pir.georgetown.edu/cgi-bin/nbrfget?uid=HAHU
 (2) Link to PIR-PSD sequence entries based on PIR accession number:
     http://pir.georgetown.edu/cgi-bin/nbrfget?xref=1&id=xxxxxx
     Example: 
     http://pir.georgetown.edu/cgi-bin/nbrfget?xref=1&id=A90807

The current XML-DTD release is provisional. Please contact
pirmail at nbrf.georgetown.edu for any comments and suggestions, and for
inquiries regarding setting up PIR Web mirror sites.

-- 
Cathy H. Wu, Ph.D.
PIR Project Leader
National Biomedical Research Foundation
Georgetown University Medical Center
3900 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007-2195
Phone: (202)687-2121; Fax: (202)687-1662
Email: wuc at nbrf.georgetown.edu


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