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UGENE allows fetching data from remote biological databases such as NCBI GenBank, NCBI protein sequence database, and some others.

To fetch data select the File ‣ Access remote database... item in the main menu.


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Here you need to enter the unique id of the biological object and choose a database. The following databases are available: NCBI Genbank (DNA sequence), NCBI protein sequence database, ENSEMBL, PDB, SWISS-PROT, UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL. Unique identifiers are different for various databases. For example, for NCBI GenBank such unique id could be Accession Number or NCBI GI numberOptionally, you can add the document to a project and browse for a directory to save the fetched file to.