[Embl-databank] Public EMBL release 85 finished

Alastair Baldwin abaldwin at ebi.ac.uk
Fri Dec 16 18:02:12 EST 2005

Release 85 of the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database is available from
the EBI ftp servers and other verified mirror sites as follows:

  [......, depending on the completion of mirroring from our usually sites]
  ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/embl/release/           (UK)
  ftp://bio-mirror.net/biomirror/embl/release/              (USA)

PLEASE try to use these mirror sites for download.

EMBL release consists of the EMBL normal division and whole genome shotgun
(WGS) data. Some useful statistics about this release are provided as
  Total file size: 57.7 GB of compressed files, with 7.8% increase over last
                   320 GB of uncompressed files, with 8.4% increase over
last release.
  Division data: 52,651,500 sequences comprising 56,476,719,034 nucleotides,
an increase of about 9.5% of number of entries over release 84.
  WGS data:      12,088,383 sequences comprising 59,629,958,692 nucleotides,
an increase of about 8.1% of number of entries over release 84.

Please see the full release notes at:

For those who mirror our cumulative update files containing new and updated
sequence data since the last full database release, please note that
these will be changed to include only post-release 85 data at Friday,
December 15 12:00 GMT 2005

Alastair Baldwin
EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database

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