Manage your data

Adding your own data


Ensembl allows users to upload or attach data in a variety of formats: BAM, BED, BedGraph, BigWig, GBrowse, GFF, GTF, PSL, VCF and WIG (Figures 38 and 39).

The manage your data button is available for most tabs.

Adding your own data

Figure 38: Data can be attached or uploaded using the options at the left of the Custom Data window.

The results of the attachment of a BAM file

Figure 39: Results of the attachment of a BAM file. Individual reads (grey) and the consensus sequence (coloured) are shown. Positions that differ from the reference genome (‘Sequence’) are shown in red.


Upload data. You can upload your own data on the gene summary page, or the karyotype or a region on location pages. Various file formats are accepted, including DAS. More information can be found on this help page.


HelpWant to try it?  Exercises exploring data upload in Ensembl can be found here.