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Sequence listings (SEQL)

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SEQL contains the sequence listings of nucleotides or amino acids from EP, Euro-PCT and PCT publications where the EPO is the International Searching Authority.

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In SEQL, the data has been re-formatted and marked up. It is not the version as filed by the applicant. It is available for published documents from July 2012 and as a frontfile. It can be used as a standalone product.

With SEQL you can

  • download the gene sequences of EP files
  • retrieve data in txt format
  • incorporate sequence listings into your own database or search tool
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1. Check the sample data and information on the main features of our raw data products.

2. Order the product from

3. Note your username and password for the download area - you will receive these by e-mail.

4. Download and process regular weekly exchange files.

Format Txt
Volume Frontfile: varies from approx. 10 MB to 200 MB
Delivery Current year (frontfile data) can be downloaded weekly (usually on Monday).
Backfile data is currently not available.
Price Annual subscription: EUR 2 630

Companies wishing to offer products or services based on EPO raw data, or who already do so, must sign a licence agreement.

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