Ensembl Tools

We provide a number of ready-made tools for processing both our data and yours. We routinely delete results from our servers after 10 days, but if you have an ensembl account you will be able to save the results indefinitely.

Processing your data

NameDescriptionOnline toolUpload limitDownload scriptDocumentation
BLAST/BLATSearch our genomes for your DNA or protein sequence.Tool50MBDocumentation
* For larger datasets we provide an API script that can be downloaded (you will also need to install our Perl API to run the script).

Accessing Ensembl data

NameDescriptionGet it from:Documentation
Ensembl Virtual MachineVirtualBox virtual Machine with Ubuntu desktop and pre-configured with the latest Ensembl API plus Variant Effect Predictor (VEP). NB: download is >1 GBFTP downloadDocumentation
Ensembl REST serverAccess Ensembl data using your favourite programming languagerest.ensembl.orgDocumentation