Common file formats

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An overview of the many file formats commonly used in bioinformatics and genome sequence analysis is presented, including various data file formats, alignment file formats, and annotation file formats. Example workflows illustrate how some of the different file types are typically used.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1B
JournalCurrent Protocols in Bioinformatics
Issue numberSUPPL.45
StatePublished - 2014


  • Bioinformatics
  • File formats
  • Genomics


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