Much of Ensembl's data can be quickly exported in text format, as an Excel table, or as FASTA sequences through the BioMart interface. BioMart is a quick data mining tool, or data management system supported by the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and the EBI.
BioMart allows you to:
- ‘Translate’ one ID type into another (for example, an Ensembl gene ID to an NCBI RefSeqID;
- Export data in different formats, including: html, csv, tsv and xls (Excel) file types;
- Quickly generate tables of information.