Download data with BioMart
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.
You can use the 'Biomart' link at the top of every Ensembl page to access BioMart (Figure 44).
Database. You can choose the database you are interested in. In our example, we have selected the Ensembl genes database, version 89.
Dataset. You can choose the dataset you want to access. In our example we chose the Human data set.
Options. Apply filters on the data set in order to select a set of genes of interest. Attributes allow you to select output options. Addtional datasets can be combined in your query as an advanced function.