Quickstart: genomes

Use the NCBI Datasets genome page

Quickstart: genomes

Use the NCBI Datasets genome page
  1. Go to the NCBI Search page . Enter the name of an organism in the search box, such as Homo sapiens, then click Search.

    Note: The NCBI Datasets genome page is currently limited to eukaryotic organisms.

  2. Click the Get data button to go to the NCBI Datasets genome page.

  3. Download a NCBI Datasets Genome Data Package containing genome metadata, transcript and protein sequences by:

    1. Select one or more genomes using the checkboxes.
    2. Click the Download button.
    3. (Optional) Customize the data package by changing the options in the dialog.
    4. (Optional) Name your file.
    5. Click the Download button in the dialog.
  4. (Optional) Use the dropdown filter All or RefSeq to restrict to RefSeq genomes only.

  5. (Optional) Use the taxonomy tree to change the organism.

Generated October 22, 2021