Current growth rate of sequence vs structure databases (corr.)

Stephane Vuilleumier vuilleumier at
Mon Nov 28 18:34:07 EST 1994

I have to be more precise... 

>I can't get hold of a figure for the current growth rate of sequence databases
>(preferably of a non-redundant gene + protein one). I'd like to compare 
>to that of protein structures where I have a figure of 2-3 years for the  
>doubling  time of  high resolution X-ray structures.  Can anybody help?

I meant doubling time of NEW structures per year (quoted from Chothia
& Taylor, Curr Op Struct Biol 4, 381 (1994).

Stephane Vuilleumier, Ph.D.
Mikrobiologisches Institut
ETH-Zentrum/LFV                       Phone:  (+41) 1 632 33 55
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