European Nucleotide Archive

The European Nucleotide Archive (ENA) provides a comprehensive record of the world's nucleotide sequencing information, covering raw sequencing data, sequence assembly information and functional annotation. More about ENA

Access to ENA data is provided though the browser, through search tools, large scale file download and through the API.

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Latest ENA news

01 Jul 2015: ENA release 124
Release 124 of ENA's assembled/annotated sequences now available

20 Jun 2015: Sample Checklist Updates - June 2015
ENA are planning to update several sample metadata reporting checklists. Some of these changes have been carried out for harmonisation of attributes/fields between various checklist. Other changes were made to allow a standardised missing/null value reporting. All changes will come into effect as of 3rd August 2015.

03 Jun 2015: Changes to read data submission services 1st of October 2015
ENA will make a number of changes to submission services for raw sequence read data on first of October 2015. We continue to track an ever evolving landscape of available and preferred formats and introduce these changes with a view to overall simplification of the submission system to allow us to provide a more efficient service with faster turnaround.