GenomeQuest‘s database GQ-Pat has crossed the 300 million sequences milestone, the company announced in a blog post, making it the largest private or public biological sequence database on Earth.
The database now houses 256 million nucleotide sequences and more than 45 million protein sequences. The sequences are not simply automated translations of nucleotides like TrEMBL but are garnered from patents and patent applications published by patent authorities across the globe.
As of 2015, the number of nucleotide sequences in GenBank/EMBL/DDBJ consortium is 185 million, GenomeQuest pointed out.
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