Note: the number of downloadable GTDB complete genomes mismatched with that in official website due to some records are deleted in NCBI

Yesterday I tried to download all GTDB genomes with genome_updater, but only 402,538 out of 402,709 were downloaded. Because some of them are deleted in NCBI.

Here’s the full list: missing.txt
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NCBI generally (never?) deletes data, but data records can become suppressed. For example,
GCA_024650005.1 has been suppressed, but you can still find information about this record and how to download the data at:


Thanks for the information.