RNAcentral is a new resource that provides unified access to the ncRNA sequence data supplied by the Expert Databases. Learn more

ENA provides a comprehensive record of the world's nucleotide sequencing information. Explore ENA entries
Rfam is a database containing information about ncRNA families and other structured RNA elements. Explore Rfam entries
RefSeq is a comprehensive, integrated, non-redundant, well-annotated set of reference sequences. Explore RefSeq entries
Vega is a repository for high-quality gene models produced by the manual annotation of vertebrate genomes. Human and mouse data from Vega are merged into GENCODE. Explore Vega entries
gtRNAdb contains tRNA gene predictions on complete or nearly complete genomes. Explore gtRNAdb entries
miRBase is a database of published miRNA sequences and annotations that provides a centralised system for assigning names to miRNA genes. Explore miRBase entries
RDP provides quality-controlled, aligned and annotated rRNA sequences and a suite of analysis tools. Explore RDP entries
tmRNA Website contains predicted tmRNA sequences from RefSeq prokaryotic genomes, plasmids and phages. Explore tmRNA Website entries
SRPDB provides aligned, annotated and phylogenetically ordered sequences related to structure and function of SRP. Explore SRPDB entries
lncRNAdb is a database providing comprehensive annotations of eukaryotic long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs). Explore lncRNAdb entries


  • Release 1.0 (5 Sep 2014)
  • 8,108,241 distinct sequences
  • 10 Expert Databases

Citing RNAcentral

If you use RNAcentral, please cite the following paper:

RNAcentral: A vision for an international database of RNA sequences

Bateman et al, 2011 (RNA)

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