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Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia (CCLE)

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The Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia (CCLE) project is an effort to conduct a detailed genetic characterization of a large panel of human cancer cell lines. The CCLE provides public access to genomic data, visualization and analysis for over 1100 cancer cell lines. This dataset contains RNA-Seq Aligned Reads, WXS Aligned Reads, and WGS Aligned Reads data.

Update Frequency

Genomic Data Commons (GDC) is source of truth for this dataset; GDC offers monthly data releases, although this dataset may not be updated at every release.


NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy:


Managed By

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How to Cite

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Usage Examples

Tools & Applications

Resources on AWS

  • Description
    RNA-Seq Aligned Reads, WXS Aligned Reads, WGS Aligned Reads
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://gdc-ccle-2-open/

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