Genome Warehouse

The Genome Warehouse (GWH) is a public repository housing genome-scale data for a wide range of species and delivering a series of web services for genome data submission, storage, release and sharing.

Data Growth
Update Notes
  •  Batch submission system has been online. [2024-05-24]
  •  GWH advanced search has been online. [2024-01-31]
  •  GWH reannotation of prokaryotic genomes has been online. [2024-01-31]
  •  GWH has updated the quality control process. [2023-11-09]
  •  GWH has launched Chinese version. [2023-08-24]
  •  GWH launches data request function for controlled human genome assembly data. [2023-07-13]
  •  GWH has collected all of the metadata of the genome assembly data in INSDC and provides global search and data download service (under continuous updating). [2023-07-12]
  •  GWH has integrated nucleotide and protein sequences of Poxviridae from NCBI. [2022-06-09]
  •  BLAST is available online. [2021-05-01]
  •  The 'Reviewer Link' generation function in the submission list has been added online. [2020-11-22]
  •  Five complete genome sequences of 2019-nCoV submitted by Institute of Pathogen Biology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College have been shared with NCBI (accession numbers MT019529~MT019533) through CNCB/NGDC. [2020-01-26]
  •  GWH has integrated nucleotide and protein sequences of all public coronaviruses (including SARS-CoV-2) that are collected from NCBI, CNGB, NMDC and CNCB/NGDC. [2020-01-22]
  •  Provide dynamic statistics results. [2019-08-28]
  •  Unpublished data are available for 'BIG search' but not accessible. [2019-04-10]
  •  Metagenome submission is supported. [2019-01-11]
  •  Genome survey sequences submission table is available online. [2018-06-15]
  •  Submitter can update release date directly via submission system. [2017-12-07]
  •  Publish genome data release policies and disclaimers. [2017-11-21]
  •  Genome assembly search function is available. [2017-09-28]
  •  Alter the home page layout. [2017-09-25]
  •  Submission system version beta is available online. [2017-07-01]
  •  Develop genome data standards version 1.0 beta. [2017-06-15]
How to Cite

Please cite the accession number GWHXXXX00000000 like this (We recommend you putting these paragraphs in the Materials and Methods section of the paper):

The whole genome sequence data reported in this paper have been deposited in the Genome Warehouse [1] in National Genomics Data Center [2], Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences / China National Center for Bioinformation, under accession number GWHXXXX00000000 that is publicly accessible at


[1] Genome Warehouse: A Public Repository Housing Genome-scale Data. Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 2021, 19(4):584-589. [PMCID=PMC9039550]

[2] Database Resources of the National Genomics Data Center, China National Center for Bioinformation in 2024. Nucleic Acids Res 2024, 52(D1):D18-D32. [PMCID=PMC10767964]

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