EMBL 58 available

Peter Stoehr stoehr at ebi.ac.uk
Thu Mar 4 05:03:07 EST 1999

Release 58 of the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database is available from
the EBI ftp server:
  ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/embl/release/gcg   (GCG-format)
  ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/embl/release/srs   (SRS indices)

Release 58 contains 3,272,064 sequences comprising 2,355,200,790
nucleotides, an increase of about 8% over release 57.

Please note that the GSS division (Genome Survey Sequences) is now
represented by 6 files GSS1-GSS6, there are 22 EST files (EST1-EST22),
and the PRO division (Prokaryotes) is represented by 2 files (PRO1-PRO2).
At this release the new nucleotide and protein sequence identifiers
are introduced. A new line-type SV is present in each entry.
See the full release notes at:
  http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ebi_docs/embl_db/relnotes58/relnotes.html (soon)

For those who mirror our cumulative update file (cumulative.dat.Z)
containing new and updated sequence data since the last full database
release,  please note  that this will be changed to include only
post-release 58 data at Fri March 5 1999 16:00:00 GMT.

Peter Stoehr

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