Welcome to IC4R

Information Commons for Rice (IC4R), a curated database providing rice genome sequence, updating rice gene annotations and integrating multiple omics data through community-contributed modules.


Protein-coding Genes


Long non-coding RNAs


Circular RNAs


Sequence Similarity Search


HK-TS Gene Finder

ID Conversion



Please cite:
  • Information Commons for Rice (IC4R). Nucleic Acids Res 2016. [PMID=26519466]
  • Database Resources of the BIG Data Center in 2018. Nucleic Acids Res 2018. [PMID=29036542]
Related publications:
  • RiceWiki: a wiki-based database for community curation of rice genes. Nucleic Acids Res 2014. [PMID=24136999]
  • The BIG Data Center: from deposition to integration to translation. Nucleic Acids Res 2017. [PMID=27899658]
  • Rice Expression Database (RED): an integrated RNA-Seq-derived gene expression database for rice. J Genet Genomics 2017. [PMID:28529082]

Funding Support

  • Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA08020102)
  • The Youth Innovation Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Science (2018134)
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (31100915)


  • Protein-coding Genes: 56,221
  • Protein-coding Transcripts: 80,038
  • Long non-coding RNAs: 6,259
  • Circular RNAs: 4,373
  • RNA-Seq Datasets: 1,503

News & Updates

  • ID Conversion between IC4R-2.0, MSU-7.0 and RAP-DB is available. (2018-05-07)
  • BLAST is implemented in IC4R. (2018-04-22)
  • Rice genome annotation is updated in IC4R (2018-03-27)

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