The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) is a non-profit academic organization that forms part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). Located in the U.K. (Users in the U.S. users may prefer to use NCBI GenBank site for sequence retrieval). EBI manages databases of biological data including nucleic acid, protein sequences and macromolecular structures. It collaborates with GenBank and the DNA Database of Japan. New and updated entries are exchanged between the groups.
Please Note: Between 20th October 2014 and 23rd December 2014 EMBL-EBI will be consolidating its web infrastructure into a single data centre. Services are expected to continue operating as normal during this period, but some disruption may be experienced.