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Scheduled downtime
Type strain information updated
Pursuant to the previous issues with links to the List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature(LPSN), The type strain parsing infrastructure of StrainInfo has been revised and updated. All links as well as the SeqRank application should now be available again and much more stable. Please contact us if you notice any inconsistencies.
Type strain support under maintenance
The List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) has moved to a new URL ( and format. This requires several changes in the way StrainInfo parses and links the list, which we are currently implementing. During that time, type strain information will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience while we work to restore access.
Scheduled downtime
Work in the building where StrainInfo is hosted means that several of our main servers will have to be shutdown. As a result, strainInfo will be unavailable on Monday November 26, between 8AM and 8PM CET. We apologize for any inconvenience.
StrainInfo available again
Due to a database issue straininfo was intermittently offline for these last few hours between 5PM and midnight on June 20. All issues should now be resolved, along with the earlier DNS problem. Please let us know if you run into any difficulties. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Intermittent DNS Problems
The hosts and are currently unavailable for some users due to a DNS issue. If you require access to these hosts (for uploading collection synchronisation data for instance) you can use and respectively.
BioloMICS adding MCL export support
We are pleased to announce that BioloMICS, a popular biological database management application, is now testing support for exports to Microbiological Common Language. All Biological Resource Centers using BioloMICS will therefore soon be able to directly and easily synchronise their databases with StrainInfo through this common format.
StrainInfo downtime 18 june 2011
Possible down time up to 6 hours.
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