APPENDIX 1B Common File Formats
Published Online: 1 JAN 2007
Copyright © 2006 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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Current Protocols in Bioinformatics
How to Cite
Leonard, S. A., Littlejohn, T. G. and Baxevanis, A. D. 2007. Common File Formats. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. 16:1B:A.1B.1–A.1B.9.
- Published Online: 1 JAN 2007
- Published Print: DEC 2006
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This appendix discusses a few of the file formats frequently encountered in bioinformatics. Specifically, it reviews the rules for generating FASTA files and provides guidance for interpreting NCBI descriptor lines, commonly found in FASTA files. In addition, it reviews the construction of GenBank, Phylip, MSF and Nexus files.
- file format;
- NCBI descriptor lines;