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.MEG File Extension

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File TypeMEGA Data File

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Genetic data file used by MEGA, an application used for testing evolutionary hypotheses; saved in a plain text format and contains various kinds of genetic data and sequences, such as DNA codes or genetic distance data based on populations.

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MEG files are used for performing genetic computations and for forming phylogenetic trees (.MTS files) for genetic relationship inferences.

NOTE: MEGA stands for Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis.

Programs that open MEG files
Updated 9/22/2015

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