[Embl-databank] EMBL Release 86 building process finished

Alastair Baldwin abaldwin at ebi.ac.uk
Wed Mar 22 04:51:23 EST 2006

Release 86 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://biomirror.aarnet.edu.au/biomirror//release/        (Australia)
  ftp://bio-mirror.jp.apan.net/pub/biomirror/embl/release  (Japan)
  ftp://ftp.cbi.pku.edu.cn/pub/databases/embl86/release/   (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: 60.8 GB of compressed files, with 5.4 % increase over
last release.
                   333 GB of uncompressed files, with 4.1 % increase over
last release.

  Division data: 56,469,697 sequences comprising 61,038,435,584 nucleotides,
an increase
  of about 7.3 % of number of entries over release 85.

  WGS data:     13,313,896 sequences comprising 65,362,911,476 nucleotides,
an increase
  of about 10.1 % of number of entries over release 85.

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 86 data on Thursday,
March 23rd 2006

Alastair Baldwin
EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database

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