Genes

Guides to retrieving gene sequence and metadata

Get gene metadata

Retrieve gene metadata by NCBI Gene ID, gene symbol or RefSeq accession.

Download a gene data package

Download an NCBI Datasets Gene Data Package, including FASTA sequences and metadata

Download a gene ortholog data package

Download a gene ortholog dataset for a gene using the datasets command-line tool.

Get one representative protein sequence for all human ACE2 orthologs

Each ortholog gene may have many transcripts. Here we describe how you can filter the resulting metadata to only the longest transcript.

Generated September 24, 2021