Ensembl is a joint project between EMBL - EBI and the Sanger Institute to develop a software system which produces and maintains automatic annotation on selected eukaryotic genomes. This collections also references outgroup organisms.

Alternative Prefixes
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Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Ensembl Gene should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifiers
ENSG00000139618   Resolve
ENSG00000049246.14   Resolve
ENSG00000109819.9   Resolve
ENSG00000132326.12   Resolve
ENSG00000179094.16   Resolve
ENST00000264867.7   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Ensembl Gene should match this regular expression:

Example CURIEs
Metaregistry Ensembl Gene

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 11 mappings to external registries for this resource with 6 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
BioContext biocontext ENSEMBL
EDAM EDAM Ontology logo edam 2610
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.fx0mw7
GO Gene Ontology Registry logo go ENSEMBL
Identifiers.org Identifiers.org logo miriam ensembl
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t ensembl
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information Registry logo ncbi ENSEMBL
Prefix Commons Prefix Commons logo prefixcommons ensembl
re3data Registry of Research Data Repositories logo re3data r3d100010228
UniProt UniProt Cross-ref database logo uniprot DB-0023
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P594
RDF Information

When using this resource in RDF, the following URI format should be used:



Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE None:ENSG00000139618 is used to demonstrate the provides available for this resource. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Ensembl Gene ensembl https://www.ensembl.org/id/ENSG00000139618
Ensembl Gene (RDF) rdf http://rdf.ebi.ac.uk/resource/ensembl/ENSG00000139618
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/ensembl:ENSG00000139618
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/ensembl:ENSG00000139618
Name-to-Thing n2t https://n2t.net/ensembl:ENSG00000139618
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here.

Code Name URL
CURATOR_REVIEW Ensembl US West mirror http://uswest.ensembl.org/id/ENSG00000139618
CURATOR_REVIEW Ensembl US East mirror http://useast.ensembl.org/id/ENSG00000139618
CURATOR_REVIEW Ensembl Asia mirror http://asia.ensembl.org/id/ENSG00000139618
bgee Bgee https://bgee.org/?page=gene&gene_id=ENSG00000139618
bio2rdf Bio2RDF http://bio2rdf.org/ensembl:ENSG00000139618
gnomad Genome Aggregation database https://gnomad.broadinstitute.org/gene/ENSG00000139618
opentargets.genetics OpenTargets Genetics https://genetics.opentargets.org/gene/ENSG00000139618