The Release 3.0 of the BioCatalog (a collection of information of software of
general interest in Biology) is now at the EBI at the following addresses :
FTP server : ftp.ebi.ac.uk Directory: /pub/databases/bio_catal
WWW server : http://www.ebi.ac.uk/biocat/biocat.html
This new release includes a new domain : molecular modelling and graphics
The others areas are : sequence (dna & proteins) analysis, phylogeny, genetic,
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Since 1993, Genethon and the CEPH-Fondation-Jean-Dausset with the
support of the RESIG project (Networks of computer servers for Genomes)
and a grant from the GREG (Groupement pour la Recherche et l'Etude des
Genomes) have been collecting a software directory of general interest
in molecular biology and genetics, and distributing it on the Internet.
In the long run, such a directory ought to contain most of
the existing programmes (from academic, processing servers to
commercial programmes), with some emphasis on network-oriented
multi-user environments (eg UNIX, VAX/VMS).
The EBI (European Bioinformatics Institute - an EMBL outstation) has
decided to support this initiative by taking care of the making of the
catalog - as a collaborative project in Europe - and its distribution.
We would like to thank the computing group of Genethon and Dominique Caterina
from CEPH, instigators of this project, for their contribution.
This directory cannot be up-to-date without the help of the biocomputing
community, that is to say the programme authors, archive adminsitrators
Thus, any corrections, comments and announcements of new software would
be mostly welcome at the following addresses :
Email: Patricia.Rodriguez-Tome at ebi.ac.uk
Web page (preferred but it will work only if your browser support forms) :
http://www.ebi.ac.uk/biocat/biocat_form.html for new entries, and
http://www.ebi.ac.uk/biocat/biocatcorr_form.html for corrections.
Smail: Dr. Patricia Rodriguez-Tome
The European Bioinformatics Institute
Hinxton Hall, Hinxton
Cambridge CB10 1RQ
Subsequently, other areas will be taken into account, but where does
molecular biology stop ?
Dr. Patricia Rodriguez-Tome | Email:tome at ebi.ac.uk
EBI - European Bioinformatics Institute | URL: http://www.ebi.ac.uk
Hinxton Hall, Hinxton | Tel: +44 (0)223 494 413
Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK | Fax: +44 (0)223 494 468