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NCBI Datasets BETA

NCBI Datasets is a new resource that lets you easily gather data from across NCBI databases. Find and download gene, transcript, protein and genome sequences, annotation and metadata.

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NCBI Insights March 16, 2023

New Way to View and Download Related Genes

Effective June 2023, the HomoloGene records will redirect to the Datasets Gene Table Do you use …

NCBI Insights March 14, 2023

RefSeq Release 217

RefSeq release 217 is now available online and from the FTP site. You can access RefSeq …

NCBI Insights March 7, 2023

New & Improved NCBI Datasets Genome and Assembly Pages

Legacy pages will be redirected effective June 2023 In June 2023, NCBI’s Assembly and Genome record …

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Browse and download genome data using our taxonomy pages. Genome data includes genome, transcript and protein sequences, genome annotation and metadata.

Taxonomy Browser

View taxonomic relationships and find genome data for closely related species using our interactive species browser.


Create a customized Gene table to view and download gene data. Gene data is also available through our command-line tool and API. Gene data includes gene, transcript and protein sequences organized by gene.

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SARS-CoV-2 genomes

Download SARS-CoV-2 and other coronavirus genome and protein sequences on the web or through our command-line tool and API. Filter by host and release date.


SARS-CoV-2 proteins

Download specific SARS-CoV-2 protein sequences on the web or through our command-line tool and API.


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Command-line tools

Retrieve gene, genome and coronavirus data from the command-line. The Datasets and Dataformat command-line tools are available for Windows, Mac and Linux systems.

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