.GENBANK File Extension

.GENBANK File Extension

File Type

GenBank Data File

Developer National Center for Biotechnology Information
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Category Data Files
Format Text

What is a GENBANK file?

Sequence file format used to store DNA and protein sequences; stores information for one or more sequences; also contains metadata such as annotations, comments, and references.

More Information

The GenBank format was developed by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It is widely used by public databases and is considered by many to be the standard DNA and protein sequence file format.

NOTE: GenBank sequence files also use the .GB file extension and more commonly, the .GBK extension.

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