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EMBL 70 available

Peter Stoehr stoehr at ebi.ac.uk
Thu Mar 14 05:02:57 EST 2002

Release 70 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.dk.embnet.org/pub/databases/embl/release       (Denmark)
  ftp://bio-mirror.net/biomirror/embl/release              (USA)
  ftp://bio-mirror.jp.apan.net/pub/biomirror/embl/release  (Japan)
  ftp://bio-mirror.au.apan.net/biomirror/embl/release      (Australia)

PLEASE try to use these mirror sites for download.
Release 70 is about 10GB compressed and 66GB uncompressed.

Release 70 contains 15,851,373 sequences comprising 17,807,926,047
nucleotides, an increase of about 15% over release 69. This release is
already available via EBI's SRS/Blast/Fasta search servers.

Note that file htgo_inv no longer exists, and new files htg_mam and htg_vrt
are created within the HTG division.

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 69 data at
Friday March 15 12:00:00 GMT 2002.

Peter Stoehr

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