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  • UniProt release 2019_10
    A scorpion tool to fight opiod epidemic? | Removal of the cross-references to EcoGene and SBKB

  • UniProt release 2019_09
    Biological weapon usage in the struggle for life | Change of annotation topic 'Sequence caution' | Cross-references to PlantReactome

  • UniProt release 2019_08
    Magnetic personalities | Cross-references to DrugCentral, Pharos and MassIVE | Change of UniRef clustering method from CD-HIT to MMseqs2 ...

  • UniProt release 2019_07
    The enemy of my enemy is my friend | Cross-references to ChEBI in the ptmlist.txt document file | Retirement of UniProt decoy databases |...

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