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Human Genome News Archive Edition
Human Genome News, November 1992; 4(4)
When GDB version 5.0 is released, the FTP server flat files and the SQL server database (both generated weekly from the online GDB) will reflect the 5.0 format. To help developers test programs for converting from 4.2 to 5.0 format, GDB plans to set up two new FTP directories containing flat files with equivalent data in two formats:
The README file in the top-level directory will describe the location of these new test files.
A second SQL server containing 4.2 data at the time of conversion will also be available. Information about this test server will be sent via e-mail to everyone with an SQL account.
The test files and server will be accessible for 3 months. Developers interested in obtaining the 5.0 schema and accompanying data dictionary should contact GDB User Support in Baltimore.
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Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v4n4).
The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international 13-year effort, 1990 to 2003. Primary goals were to discover the complete set of human genes and make them accessible for further biological study, and determine the complete sequence of DNA bases in the human genome. See Timeline for more HGP history.
Published from 1989 until 2002, this newsletter facilitated HGP communication, helped prevent duplication of research effort, and informed persons interested in genome research.