FTP access to GenBank data

The ASN.1 and Flatfile forms of the data are available at NCBI's anonymous FTP server:

A mirror of the GenBank FTP site at the NCBI is available at the University of Indiana, courtesy of the Bio-Mirror project:

Some users who experience slow FTP transfers of large files might realize an improvement in transfer rates from this alternate site when the volume of traffic at the NCBI is high. For a list of other Bio-Mirror nodes, visit:

For more complete details on what data are available, see the current GenBank release notes.

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Last updated: 2012-01-27T09:53:00-05:00