Six thousand million nucleotides in EMBL Database

Guenter Stoesser stoesser at ebi.ac.uk
Thu Mar 2 11:06:58 EST 2000

The number of nucleotides in the EMBL Database has now passed the
mark (6 Gigabases represented in nearly 6 million database entries). 

Sequence data submissions are received from individual submitters and
from a growing 
number of major genome sequencing centres constituting the major data

Over the last 5 months (compare Oct 1, 1999: 3.6 Gigabases from 4.7
million entries), 
the database size has increased by more than 65%. 

EMBL database statistics are available from

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