Archived news

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12 Jul 2017

Submission service maintenance - 14/7/17 to 17/7/17

Webin submission services will not be available between Friday 14/7/17 10:00 and Monday 17/7/17.  

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07 Jul 2017

Update to Aspera server

EBI has built a new Aspera server on up-dated hardware with the latest Aspera version and configuration. This should improve your experience in downloading data via...

06 Jul 2017

ENA Release 132

Release 132 of ENA's assembled/annotated sequences now available

30 Jun 2017

Taxon support for sequence, WGS and assembly in ENA Browser Tools

You can now download sequence, WGS and assembly data by tax ID using ENA Browser Tools

23 Jun 2017

New tools to download data from ENA

Introducing two new tools to make retrieving data from ENA much easier: enaBrowserTools and ENA FTP Downloader.

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21 Jun 2017

Guide to metagenomics data standards and best practice published

Our latest publication on data standards and best practices in metagenomics is available at https://t.co/PWjYHeWovk and includes a call for the archiving of analysis results data sets. More...

27 Apr 2017

New ENA discovery API

ENA has launched a new API to support programmatic search across all data types: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ena/portal/api

03 Apr 2017

ENA Release 131

Release 131 of ENA's assembled/annotated sequences now available

06 Jan 2017

FTP Service update

FTP service is now resuming normal operation.

07 Dec 2016

ENA Release 130

Release 130 of ENA's assembled/annotated sequences now available

14 Nov 2016

ENA launches Browser and Advanced Search surveys

Have your say in future improvements to the ENA Browser and ENA's Advanced Search

07 Oct 2016

ENA release 129

Release 129 of ENA's assembled/annotated sequences now available

03 Aug 2016

Projects and studies merged in the ENA browser

Projects and studies have now been merged within the ENA browser so that there is a single landing page.

02 Aug 2016

Scheduled disruption to ENA services

All services are back to normal after the planned electrical maintenance work at EBI 26th - 30th August.

22 Jun 2016

ENA Release 128

Release 128 of ENA's assembled/annotated sequences now available

06 Apr 2016

ENA Release 127

Release 127 of ENA's assembled/annotated sequences now available
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15 Feb 2016

Environmental data curation: new publication

In our new publication, "Value, but high costs in post-deposition data curation”, we explore the curation of environmental sample information in the European Nucleotide Archive.

08 Feb 2016

Changes to WGS and TSA sequences in the ENA browser

Changes are being made to WGS and TSA sequences in the ENA browser.

13 Jan 2016

Assembly XML now available from ENA

As the first step to improvements into genome assembly data access, XML files describing each assembly version are now available from the ENA browser.

07 Jan 2016

ENA launches comprehensive CRAM indexing

ENA has launched a new service to provide reference coordinate-based indices for CRAM data.

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