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.GBK File Extension

File TypeGenBank Data File

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What is a GBK file?

File created in the GenBank format, a file format used for storing genome information; saves DNA sequences in a plain text format; also contains metadata such as the sample source, a description, and author information.

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NOTE: The GenBank format was developed by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

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Updated 2/2/2016

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