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EMBL 66 available

Peter Stoehr stoehr at ebi.ac.uk
Mon Mar 19 11:36:08 EST 2001

Release 66 of the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database is available from
the EBI ftp server and other verified mirror sites as follows:
  ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/embl/release           (EBI UK)
  ftp://ftp.dk.embnet.org/pub/databases/embl               (Denmark)
  ftp://ftp.es.embnet.org/pub/databases/embl/release       (Spain)
  ftp://bio-mirror.net/biomirror/embl/release              (USA)
  ftp://bio-mirror.jp.apan.net/pub/biomirror/embl/release  (Japan)
  ftp://bio-mirror.kr.apan.net/pub/biomirror/embl/release  (Korea)
PLEASE try to use these mirror sites for download.
Release 66 is about 6.9GB compressed and 46GB uncompressed.

Release 66 contains 11,169,673 sequences comprising 11,916,112,872
nucleotides, an increase of about 11% over release 65. This release is
already available via EBI's SRS/Blast/Fasta search servers.

Note that there is a new database division at this release, HTC, containing
high-throughput cDNA sequences.

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 66 data at
Tuesday March 20 12:00:00 BST 2001.

Peter Stoehr

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