Common File Formats

Lauren Mills1

1 Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Bioinformatics
Unit Number:  Appendix 1B
DOI:  10.1002/0471250953.bia01bs45
Online Posting Date:  March, 2014
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Abstract

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. Curr. Protoc. Bioinform. 45:A.1B.1‐A.1B.18. © 2014 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Keywords: file formats; bioinformatics; genomics

     
 
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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Data File Formats
  • Alignment File Formats
  • Annotation File Formats
  • Other Conventions
  • Example Workflows
  • Figures
  • Tables
     
 
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