BioMart Central Portal--unified access to biological data

Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Jul;37(Web Server issue):W23-7. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkp265. Epub 2009 May 6.


BioMart Central Portal ( offers a one-stop shop solution to access a wide array of biological databases. These include major biomolecular sequence, pathway and annotation databases such as Ensembl, Uniprot, Reactome, HGNC, Wormbase and PRIDE; for a complete list, visit, Moreover, the web server features seamless data federation making cross querying of these data sources in a user friendly and unified way. The web server not only provides access through a web interface (MartView), it also supports programmatic access through a Perl API as well as RESTful and SOAP oriented web services. The website is free and open to all users and there is no login requirement.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Biology
  • Databases, Genetic*
  • Internet
  • Software*
  • User-Computer Interface