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recount3 is an online resource consisting of RNA-seq gene, exon, and exon-exon junction counts as well as coverage bigWig files for 8,679 and 10,088 different studies for human and mouse respectively. It is the third generation of the ReCount project and part of recount2 is also included for historical purposes. The pipeline used to generate the data in recount3 (but not recount2) is available here.

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recount3 is Public Domain, recount2 is CC0


Managed By

Johns Hopkins University

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How to Cite

recount3 was accessed on DATE from Additionally, please cite Wilks, C., Zheng, S.C., Chen, F.Y. et al. recount3: summaries and queries for large-scale RNA-seq expression and splicing. Genome Biol 22, 323 (2021). if referencing the recount3 data or the Monorail software in a publication. If referencing recount2 data, please use this citation: Collado-Torres, L., Nellore, A., Kammers, K. et al. Reproducible RNA-seq analysis using recount2. Nat Biotechnol 35, 319–321 (2017).

Usage Examples


Resources on AWS

  • Description
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://recount-opendata/

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