The nucleotide sequence database collected and maintained by DDBJ is quarterly released online to the public. We completed DDBJ Release 74 on June 24, 2008. DDBJ Release 74 consists of 87,903,140 entries, and the number of bases reached 91,294,770,939.<dd>The periodical release and the new data are available by FTP download from the “FTP/Web API” page.</dd>