PIR Release 29 has been corrected and is now
available on menudo.uh.edu, 184.108.40.206, for anonymous
The VMS files are compressed and are in
/var/ftp/pub/genbank-server/pir/vms (ca. 55 MB)
These files are suitable for use in GCG.
The ASCII files are in
/var/ftp/pub/genbank-server/pir/ascii (ca. 15 MB)
and are also compressed.
Two different VMS decompress executables are available in
Be sure to read the release notes and to transfer all .Z files in
binary mode ("bin" or "type bin" or "type image" at the "ftp> "
Many thanks to the National Biomedical Research Foundation/Protein
Information Resource and Bill Pearson for their assistance in making
these data available publically.
Questions to davison at uh.edu