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Welcome to the Genomes OnLine Database GOLD Release v.7  
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

Sequencing Projects
Analysis Projects
  • Genome Analysis (Isolate) 157,659
  • Metagenome Analysis 66,651
  • Metagenome - Cell Enrichment 2,269
  • Metagenome - Single Particle Sort 5,936
  • Metagenome - Assembled Genome (MAG) 13,005
  • Metatranscriptome Analysis 12,382
  • Combined Assembly 440
  • Single Cell - Screened (SAG) 2,135
  • Single Cell - Unscreened (SAG) 2,180
  • Transcriptome Analysis 544
Special Projects
  • Type Strains 
    with Projects 9,044
  • Type Strains
    with projects
    at Genbank 7,597
  • GEBA Projects 3,360
  • HMP Projects 2,959
Projects w. Genbank Data
  • Seq. Projects 152,926
  •    Archaeal Projects 956
  •    Bacterial Projects 139,018
  •    Eukaryal Projects 4,440
  •    Viral Projects 8,512
JGI Projects
Please cite:
Supratim Mukherjee; Dimitri Stamatis; Jon Bertsch; Galina Ovchinnikova; Hema Y Katta; Alejandro Mojica; I-Min A Chen; Nikos C Kyrpides; TBK Reddy. Genomes OnLine database (GOLD) v.7: updates and new features. Nucl. Acids Res. (2018) doi: 10.1093/nar/gky977
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