EMBL release 80 is available

Weimin Zhu weimin at ebi.ac.uk
Mon Sep 6 08:59:57 EST 2004

Dear Colleagues,

Release 80 of the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database is available from
the EBI ftp servers and other verified mirror sites as follows:

  ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/embl/release/           (UK)
  ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/sci/molbio/embl_release            (Finland)
  ftp://bio-mirror.net/biomirror/embl/release/              (USA)
  ftp://bio-mirror.jp.apan.net/pub/biomirror/embl/release/  (Japan)
  ftp://ftp.cbi.pku.edu.cn./pub/databases/embl80            (China)

PLEASE try to use these mirror sites for download.

>From release 80, EMBL release includes the whole genome shortgun (WGS)
data, along with the EMBL normal division data.
The total compressed file size is about 35.5 GB, and 201 GB for
uncompressed files.
  Division data: containing 37,882,872 sequences comprising
42,077,895,467 nucleotides, an increase of about 8.6% over release 79.
  WGS data:    containing 4,429,392 sequences comprising 28,144,536,717
nucleotides, an increase of about 2.1% of number of entries over release

Please see the full release notes at:

For those who mirror our cumulative update files containing new and
sequence data since the last full database release, please note that
will be changed to include only post-release 80 data at 12:00 GMT,
Tuesday, September 7th, 2004.

Weimin Zhu & Siamak Sobhany
EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database

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