Downloads overview

GO releases official versions on a monthly basis. The annotation and ontology links below provide the latest version of files in the format specified.


Download the ontology here


Download GO annotations here

DOI-versioned bundles

Download DOI-versioned bundles here

  • Complete archives of each monthly GO release from 2018-08-09
  • Please cite with a DOI and access the full bundle of the current release or any other archived release at Zenodo - record 1205166


Access the Gene Ontology Data Archive here

  • Versioned and browsable releases from 2004-03-01 to present; contents of each release vary based on date
  • For information about the archived files and construction of the archive, see the Archives page


To be notified of the exact release date, you can watch the GitHub go-announcement repository.

If there is something that you need or think we might be missing, please contact the GO Helpdesk.