Downloading ENA data

The main tool for downloading ENA data is the ENA Browser. The ENA Browser can be used both interactively and programmatically through REST URLs. All ENA data including assembled and annotated sequences is available for download through the ENA Browser.

Data in ENA can be searched via the search box in the header of all our pages. The search results are presented through the ENA Browser.

Please refer to the following sections for information on how to bulk download ENA data.

Sequences

Assembled and annotated sequences are available for bulk download. Information on how to do this can be found here.

Read data

Read data is available for bulk download. Information on how to do this can be found here

Taxonomy data

Taxonomy data is available for bulk download. Information on how to do this can be found here.

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.