Mini web application to explore the NCBI Sequence Read Archive and easily access downloads for data, either as
.sra files from the NCBI or as
.fastq via the EBI ENA.
This tool should out of the box, entirely in your browser with no need for any back-end setup. You can use it in two ways:
- Directly on the web: http://sra-explorer.info/
- Download the
index.htmlfile and load in your web browser.
SRA-Explorer was a fun mini-project done in my spare time. If you have found it useful, why not tag me in a tweet
All the code relating to the SRA API calls are taken from Labrador. The page is built using the Bootstrap CSS framework and all of the interaction magic happens using AngularJS. The copy to clipboard buttons are powered by Clipboard.js.
If you're here a lot, it may be worth taking a look at some excellent command-line alternatives. For example:
These tools are more scalable and stable than SRA-Explorer.