We are pleased to announce release 2 of the Schistosoma Genome
Network database SchistoDB at the following address :-
The database uses the software AceDB which is freely available by ftp and
can be run on Unix (including Linux) and Windows95/NT machines.
The directory contains a file README.SchistoDB which contains full
details of how to download and install both the AceDB software and the
It is recommended that users with release 1 of SchistoDB should empty
their current database of data (instructions for doing so are in the
README file above) and install the release 2 data from scratch (there is
no need to re-install the AceDB software, although it is recommended that
you should install the most recent version of AceDB for your machine).
It is anticipated that release 3 of SchistoDB will occur some time in
the early part of 2000.
Please e-mail me (aslett at ebi.ac.uk) or David Johnston (daj at nhm.ac.uk) with
any queries regarding SchistoDB.
Parasite Genome Database Co-ordinator,