Temporary suspension of databank activities(as of Feb. 15)

Last updated:2012.4.4.
The computer system in the National Institute of Genetics will be replaced with an upgraded one by March, 2012. Consequently, DDBJ fulfills the provision of high-speed search and/or analysis systems, data submission systems corresponding for the explosive data increase, and other new services.

According to this replacement, currently, some DDBJ services are being suspended as of February 15, 2012.

Under suspention (resume will be notified at DDBJ HP)
 Data retrieval and analyses
BLAST & ClustalW
Resume is scheduled for the middle of March, after running the new supercomputer system. Before the services are resumed, as alternative way, please visit
NCBI BLAST, EBI-ClustalWGenomenet-ClustalW(Kyoto Univ.)
DDBJ Read Annotation Pipeline
 Data submission
Mass submission via massFTP
Continuously provided services
DDBJ HP view by WWW
DDBJ HP update (news, notices, etc)
 Data submission, update, and release
SAKURA data submission
Mass data submission (other than massFTP)
Issue of Accession Nos.
Data update,and data release
 DRA/DTA/Bioproject data submission, update,release and data retrieval
 CIBEX data submission, update,release and data retrieval
 Data retrieval and analyses
 Data download by anonymousFTP
Currently provided as new services (from Feb.15)
Termination of services (as of Feb. 24, 2012)
 NIG supercomputer system (supernig)
Public use of new supercomputer system will be started from early April. Call for entries will be notified at the DDBJ HP in the middle of March.
DDBJ sincerely apologizes for your inconvenience.
Thank you very much for your understanding and cooperation.