Download a sequence or region

Click on the 'Export data' button in the lefthand menu of most pages to export:

  • FASTA sequence
  • GTF or GFF features

...and more!

Fetch data programmatically

Write your own Perl scripts to retrieve small-to-medium datasets. All our data, as well as added functionality, is available through the Ensembl Perl API.

Use the API to retrieve gene and transcript sets, fetch alignments between sequences, compare allele frequencies and much more!

Download databases & software

All of our data and much of our software, including APIs and web code, is available free.