Linking to Ensembl Genomes

To link to a page for a given identified entity, please construct a URL using the entity's identifier according to the pattern in the following example:

Some transcripts and proteins share identifiers. When an ID is not unique in different contexts, the search results (as opposed to an entity-specific page) are shown e.g.:

To specify gene, transcript, or peptide ID, use these URL patterns:


To specify that a search page should always be returned, please follow this example (searching for "pom1"):

Gene Trees

To link to gene trees, use this pattern:

To find the ID of a given tree, click on the root node of the gene tree image.