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Download genome files from NCBI by accession.

Project description

A partner script to the popular ncbi-genome-download
script, ncbi-acc-download allows you to download sequences from GenBank/RefSeq by accession through


pip install ncbi-acc-download

Alternatively, clone this repository from GitHub, then run (in a python virtual environment)

pip install .

If this fails on older versions of Python, try updating your pip tool first:

pip install --upgrade pip

and then rerun the ncbi-acc-download install.

ncbi-acc-download is only developed and tested on Python releases still under active
support by the Python project. At the moment, this means versions 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6.
Specifically, no attempt at testing under Python versions older than 2.7 or 3.3 is being made.
If your system is stuck on an older version of Python, consider using a tool like
Homebrew or Linuxbrew to obtain a more up-to-date


To download a record AB_12345 in GenBank format, run

ncbi-acc-download AB_12345

To get an overview of all options, run

ncbi-acc-download --help


All code is available under the Apache License version 2, see the
`LICENSE <LICENSE>`__ file for details.

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