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UniProt release 3.0

Published October 25, 2004


UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot major release (45.0)

Release 45.0 of Swiss-Prot contains 163'235 sequence entries, comprising 59'631'787 amino acids abstracted from 120'520 references. 6'183 sequences have been added since release 44, the sequence data of 2'851 existing entries has been updated and the annotations of 71'220 entries have been revised. This represents an increase of 4%.

Many improvements were carried out in the last 3 months at the level of the DR, CC, KW and FT lines.

UniProt Knowledgebase release 3.0 includes Swiss-Prot release 45.0 and TrEMBL release 28.0.

Full statistics and release notes

UniProtKB News

UniProtKB release notes: relnotes.html

With release 3.0 we introduce the UniProtKB release notes, which replaces the Swiss-Prot release notes (rnote_sp.html) and TrEMBL release notes (rnote_tr.html). The UniProtKB release notes includes the release statistics of both databases, the status of the model organisms and various other useful information. It can all be downloaded from

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