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DDBJ·DAD Release/daily-update FASTA format change

The nucleotide sequence database collected and maintained by DDBJ is quarterly released online to the public as the "DDBJ/DAD periodical releases". Moreover, updated data after the cutoff date of the periodical release are released as "ddbjnew/dadnew" every day.

The FASTA format for the DDBJ/DAD periodical and daily update is changed. The details are as follows

Changed Data (These are available at anonymous FTP)

Data Type Change Coverage
ddbjnew/fasta Upper-case letters → Lower-case letters DDBJ Rel.83 and
DDBJNEW issued after DDBJ Rel.83 cutoff date
ddbjnew/cdsdb Removal of "//" from the end of the entry
dadnew/fasta

Change in the Services

Database Change Coverage
getentry
DNA database
CDS amino acid seq FASTA Removal of "//" from the end of the entry DDBJ Rel.83 and
DDBJNEW issued after DDBJ Rel.83 cutoff date
CDS nt seq FASTA
PROTEIN database
amino acid seq FASTA Removal of "//" from the end of the entry DDBJ Rel.83 and
DDBJNEW issued after DDBJ Rel.83 cutoff date
nt seq FASTA (for DAD)
 
supernig
ddbj, ddbjnew/fasta Upper-case letters → Lower-case letters DDBJ periodical release
dad/fasta Removal of "//" from the end of the entry DAD periodical release

September 15, 2010