Guide to NCBI resources
The science behind our resources. An introduction for researchers, educators and the public.
sequence submission support and software
sequences, structures and taxonomy
PubMed and OMIM
the human genome, whole genomes and related resources
for data mining
Research at NCBI
people, projects and seminars
tools, R&D and databases
teaching resources and on-line tutorials
how to reach us
Major resources available by ftp (ftp.ncbi.nih.gov):
Download the BLAST database and stand-alone sequence comparison software.
Download data from the Conserved Domain Database.
Download the protein domain hierarchy viewer and editor.
Download the stand-alone software for viewing 3-dimensional structures.
Download collections of contributed molecular biology data.
Download open access Genotype and Phenotype data.
Download the full release database, daily updates, or WGS files.
Download gene-based information from completely sequenced organisms.
Download complete genomes/chromosomes, contigs and reference sequence mRNAs and proteins.
Download NCBI's structure database.
Download the NCBI software tools for building bioinformatics resources.
Download the database of chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities.
Download the curated RefSeq full release or daily updates.
Download the stand-alone GenBank sequence submission software.
Download the database of short genetic variations.
Download data files from the Taxonomy database.
Download data files from the UniGene datasets of non-redundant gene-oriented clusters.
Download data files from the UniSTS resource of sequence tagged sites.
Information on how to uncompress *.gz and *.Z files is also available.
Revised: January 13, 2009.