Welcome to the Genomes OnLine Database GOLD Release v.5  
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  812
  •   Non-Metagenomic 22,871
Sequencing Projects
Analysis Projects
  • Genome Analysis 46,251
  • Metagenome Analysis 6,471
  • Combined Assembly 109
  • Genome from Metagenome 1,525
  • Metatranscriptome Analysis 1,510
  • Single Cell (Screened) 1,251
  • Single Cell (Unscreened) 822
  • Transcriptome Analysis 0
Special Projects
JGI Projects
  • JGI Studies 1,114
  • JGI Biosamples 4,796
  • JGI Sequencing Projects 31,782
  • JGI Analysis Projects 15,796
Projects with Genbank Data
  • Seq. Projects 42,646
  •    Archaeal Projects 570
  •    Bacterial Projects 35,788
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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