To aid the studies of the recent widespread outbreak of monkeypox disease, GWH has set up the Monkeypox Virus Resource module, and provided all Poxviridae genome and protein sequences from NCBI.

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
  •  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  •  Unpublished data are available for 'BIG search' but not accessible.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]
  •  Genome survey sequences submission table is available online. [2018-06-15]
  •  Metagenome submission is supported. [2019-01-11]
  •  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 2022. Nucleic Acids Res 2022, 50(D1):D27-D38. [PMCID=PMC8728233]

  • Integrated Animals: 61 genomes, 62 assemblies
  • Integrated Plants: 77 genomes, 88 assemblies
  • Release of Direct Submissions (Total: 12203): 2097 Animals; 586 Plants; 24 Protists; 141 Fungi; 1060 Bacteria; 122 Archaea; 1445 Viruses; 6701 Metagenomes; 27 Others
  • Direct Submissions (Total: 24449): 9000 Animals; 3044 Plants; 25 Protists; 148 Fungi; 1961 Bacteria; 127 Archaea; 2938 Viruses; 6710 Metagenomes; 496 Others
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