We are pleased to announce our new JSON API!— UCSC Genome Browser (@GenomeBrowser) June 25, 2019
The API provides access to different data including annotations and sequence data for both native assemblies as well as hubs. Check our news post for more info: https://t.co/27gdWLoet3
The UCSC Genome Browser is pleased to announce its new JSON API. ( http://genome.ucsc.edu/goldenPath/help/api.html ) The API provides direct access to different data including annotations and sequence data for both native Genome Browser assemblies as well as hubs.
Some functions possible with the API include:
- List of all available UCSC Genome Browser assemblies
- List of chromosomes contained in a UCSC Genome Browser assembly or assembly hub
- List of all data tracks in a specific assembly
- Extraction of track or sequence data from a UCSC Genome Browser assembly or hub