Digital Expression Explorer 2

Digital Expression Explorer 2 (DEE2) is a repository of uniformly processed RNA-seq data mined from public data obtained from NCBI Short Read Archive.

Hosted RNA-seq data

Select an organism of interest

Search for data sets of interest

Search accession numbers Multiple accessions can be separated by commas. Try GSE63462,SRP070529,SRR401430 for A. thaliana.

Search for keywords Case-insensitive.
Try "pathogen" for E. coli.
or "amino acid and metabolism" for S. cerevisiae.

More sophisticated keyword searches can be done at GEO and SRA, to identify studies and accession numbers of interest.

Keyword searches in mouse and human take up to a minute to complete.


Although all reasonable efforts have been taken to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data, Deakin and Monash Universities do not and cannot warrant the performance or results that may be obtained by using this software or data. Deakin and Monash disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including warranties of performance, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.


Ziemann M, Kaspi A, El-Osta A. Digital expression explorer 2: a repository of uniformly processed RNA sequencing data. Gigascience. 2019 Apr 1;8(4). pii: giz022. DOI:10.1093/gigascience/giz022.