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ready A Gold Path format

Abbreviation: AGP format

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AGP format describes the assembly of a larger sequence object from smaller objects. The large object can be a contig, a scaffold (supercontig), or a chromosome. Each line (row) of the AGP file describes a different piece of the object, and has the column entries defined below. Extended comments follow. It does not serve for either a description of how sequence reads were assembled, or a description of the alignments between components used to construct a larger object. Not all of the information in proprietary assembly files can be represented in the AGP format. It is also not for recording the spans of features like repeats or genes.


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How to cite this record AGP format; A Gold Path format; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 27, 2020, 11:32 a.m.; Last accessed: Jan 18 2022 2:11 a.m.

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GenBank is the NIH genetic sequence database, an annotated collection of all publicly available DNA sequences. The complete release notes for the current version of GenBank are available on the NCBI ftp site. A new release is made every two months. GenBank growth statistics for both the traditional GenBank divisions and the WGS division are available from each release. GenBank is part of the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration (INSDC), which comprises the DNA DataBank of Japan (DDBJ), the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), and GenBank at the NCBI. These three organizations exchange data on a daily basis.

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