Welcome to the Genomes OnLine Database GOLD Release v.6  
GOLD:Genomes Online Database, is a World Wide Web resource for comprehensive access to information regarding genome and metagenome sequencing projects, and their associated metadata, around the world.
1. Register


Register your project information and Metadata in the Genomes Online Database

2. Annotate

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Annotate your microbial genome or metagenome with IMG/ER or IMG/MER

3. Publish


Publish your genome or metagenome in open access standards-supportive journal.

  •   Metagenomic  979
  •   Non-Metagenomic 25,187
Sequencing Projects
Analysis Projects
  • Genome Analysis 67,885
  • Metagenome Analysis 11,307
  • Combined Assembly 110
  • Genome from Metagenome 1,777
  • Metatranscriptome Analysis 1,882
  • Single Cell (Screened) 1,227
  • Single Cell (Unscreened) 838
  • Transcriptome Analysis 60
Special Projects
JGI Projects
  • JGI Studies 1,143
  • JGI Biosamples 6,967
  • JGI Sequencing Projects 36,586
  • JGI Analysis Projects 20,658
Projects with Genbank Data
  • Seq. Projects 64,089
  •    Archaeal Projects 708
  •    Bacterial Projects 55,875
Please cite:
Reddy TBK, Thomas A, Stamatis D, Bertsch J, Isbandi M, Jansson J, Mallajosyula J, Pagani I, Lobos E and Kyrpides N. The Genomes OnLine Database (GOLD) v.5: a metadata management system based on a four level (meta)genome project classification. Nucl. Acids Res. (2014) doi: 10.1093/nar/gku950
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