The patent nucleotides are the sequences of the entire patent data class (PAT) in EMBL-Bank. The database consists of different data classes. The PAT class is the data class containing patent nucleotides. The data is made available as part of the EMBL-Bank release which is updated quarterly.

Data Search and Query

To search sequences against the patent nucleotides, the user can use similarity& homology search tools. Please remember to choose the database you require from the database list before running the search. For text query, the user can useĀ EBI Search.

Downloads

EMBL format files and FASTA format files for EMBL released/updated patent nucleotides are available at the FTP sites listed in the table below.

PAT class Release / Daily update File format FTP site File names
PAT class in EMBL Release Release EMBL ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/embl/patent/ rel_pat_*.dat.gz
Release FASTA ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/fastafiles/emblrelease/ em_rel_pat*.gz
PAT class in EMBL NEW Daily update EMBL ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/embl/new/ cum_pat_*.dat.gz
Daily update FASTA ftp://ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/databases/fastafiles/emblnew/ em_cum_pat_*.gz

Documentation

For documentation about the format of these patent sequence files, please refer to theĀ  EMBL format documentation.