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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.


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

Species 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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What's new

NCBI Insights Jan. 24, 2022

Try out the new gene table from NCBI Datasets!

<p>Announcing a new feature in NCBI Datasets: the gene table. To access it, start from the …

NLM YouTube Sept. 27, 2021

NCBI Minute: Using NCBI Datasets Command-line Tools to Access Data and Metadata for Genomes 00:00 Webinar introduction 01:05 Datasets introduction 03:30 Example #1 13:40 Example #2 21:48...

NCBI Insights Sept. 15, 2021

New in NCBI Datasets: Species pages and species browser

NCBI Datasets introduces species pages and species browser! The species pages summarize taxon information and provide …

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