Coronavirus data resources at EMBL-EBI

SARS-CoV-2 protein structure. Source: PDBe

Coronavirus data resources at EMBL-EBI

24 Feb 2020 - 14:25

In response to the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus first reported in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, EMBL-EBI is gathering and sharing data resources as they become available. 

Researchers can now see a breakdown of relevant data hosted at EMBL-EBI on the Pathogen Portal. This includes sequences of outbreak isolates and records relating to coronavirus biology.

 See available data

Screenshot of dedicated Coronavirus page on Pathogen Portal
COVID-19 Outbreak page on the Pathogen portal


Researchers can also find instructions for submitting data to the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA) on the link below

 Submit data

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). The current novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

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