GCG name Short name Contents
EMBL EM Entire EMBL database, updated quarterly.
EMNEW EMN New EMBL entries since the full release.
Genbank GB Entire Genbank database, updated quarterly.
GBOnly GBO Subset of Genbank database not duplicated in EMBL.
GenEMBL GE EMBL, GBONLY and EMNEW together.
Euprom EUP Eukaryotic promoter database.
KabatN KBN Kabat nucleotide database.
Vecbase Vec About 140 vector sequences.
For sites without the full Genbank database: 'Genbank' = 'GBOnly'.
Each Genbank and EMBL entry is classified into one of several different divisions, with the following names:
EMBL Genbank EmNew GbOnly EM+EmN+GbO Division
Em_Pr Gb_Pr EmN_Pr GbO_Pr Pr Primate sequences
Em_Ro Gb_Ro EmN_Ro GbO_Ro Ro Rodent sequences
Em_Ma Gb_Ma EmN_Ma GbO_Ma Ma Other Mammalian (ie: not above)
Em_Vr Gb_Vr EmN_Vr GbO_Vr Vr Other Vertebrate (ie: not above)
Em_In Gb_In EmN_In GbO_In In Invertebrate
Em_Pl Gb_Pl EmN_Pl GbO_Pl Pl Plant Genbank:includes fungi)
Em_Or EmN_Or Or Eukaryote organelles (EMBL only)
Em_Vi Gb_Vi EmN_Vi GbO_Vi Vi Viral
Em_Ba Gb_Ba EmN_Ba GbO_Ba Ba Bacterial (prokaryote)
Em_Ph Gb_Ph EmN_Ph GbO_Ph Ph Bacteriophage
Em_Sy Gb_Sy EmN_Sy GbO_Sy Sy Synthetic
Em_Un Gb_Un EmN_Un GbO_Un Un Unclassified
Em_Es Gb_Es EmN_Es GbO_Es Es Expressed sequence tags
Em_Fu EmN_Fu Fu Fungal (EMBL only)
Gb_St GbO_St St Structural RNA (Genbank only)
Em_Pa Emn_Pa Pa Patent entries
Em_Bb Emn_Bb Bb NBCI backbone entries
Em_Nw Gb_Nw Nw Entries added in last quarter.
Em_Mo Mo Entries modified in last quarter
To search only the primate entries in the EMBL database:
Search for query in what sequence(s) (* GenEMBL:* *) ? EM_Pr:*
GCG name Contents
PIR1 NBRF annotated and classified entries
PIR2 NBRF preliminary ("new") entries
PIR3 NBRF unverified entries
NBRF PIR1, PIR2, PIR3 together
Swiss Swissprot database.
NRL3d Sequences taken from the Brookhaven database
KabatP Kabat protein database.
The Prosite database is available to the GCG MOTIFS program, with all the original data in the directory named prositedir.
The Brookhaven database is unavailable via GCG, but entries are provided as individual files in the directory:
An index is available in BHAVEN$DISK:[DOC]INDEX.DAT
Other documentation is in BHAVEN$DISK:[ADVISORY]
FORTRAN analysis programs are in BHAVEN$DISK:[PROGRAMS]