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File TypeDNA Electropherogram File

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CategoryData Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.


Raw DNA data taken from a scientific instrument and output from Applied Biosystems' Sequencing Analysis Software; contains an electropherogram and the DNA base sequence, which can be viewed using a DNA viewer program.

Programs that open AB1 files
GSL Biotech SnapGene
Applied Biosystems Sequencing Analysis Software
Geospiza FinchTV
Technelysium Chromas
CubicDesign DNA Baser
Genome Compiler
Heracle BioSoft DNA Baser
GSL Biotech SnapGene
Applied Biosystems EditView or 3100 Conversion Utility
Geospiza FinchTV
Genome Compiler
Updated 2/2/2016

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