[Embl-databank] EMBL Release 89 building process finished

Alastair Baldwin via embl-db%40net.bio.net (by abaldwin At ebi.ac.uk)
Fri Dec 15 08:42:45 EST 2006

Release 89 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://ftp.cbi.pku.edu.cn./pub/databases/embl             (China)

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: 69 GB of compressed files, with 1.5 % increase over last
                   376 GB of uncompressed files, with 3.0 % increase over
last release.
  Division data: 83,666,567 sequences comprising 146,595,277,574
nucleotides, an increase of about 3.8 % of number of entries over release
  WGS data:     18,535,353 sequences comprising 81,521,656,204 nucleotides,
an increase of about 2.8 % of number of entries over release 88.

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 89 data at Saturday,
December 16th 17:00 GMT 2006

Alastair Baldwin
EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database

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