[Genbank-bb] GenBank 228.0 Close-Of-Data

Cavanaugh, Mark (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [E] via genbankb%40net.bio.net (by cavanaug from ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
Wed Oct 17 10:50:44 EST 2018

Greetings GenBank Users,

Close-of-data for the upcoming GenBank Release 228.0 occurred on
Monday October 15th 2018, at approximately 1:30am EDT.

The subsequently generated GenBank Incremental Update files
nc1015.aso, nc105.flat, etc. contain data through the close.

Note: Release processing often does not begin until sometime during
business hours on the close date. As a result, a number of sequence
records processed *after* 1:30am are likely to be present in the
GenBank 228.0 release files, even though they are "post-close" .

Similarly, the first GenBank Incremental Update generated after
the close date is likely to contain those same records, even though
they are 'unchanged' (compared to their appearance in the release

Our apologies for the lack of advance notice about the close date.

We hope to make the Release 228.0 data files available by the
evening of Wed Oct 17th.

Mark Cavanaugh

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