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Sequence Alignment Map (SAM) is a TAB-delimited text-based format originally for storing biological sequences aligned to a reference sequence developed by Heng Li and Bob Handsaker. It is widely used…

The BAM Format is a binary format for storing sequence data. A BAM file (*. bam) is the compressed binary version of a SAM file that is used to represent aligned…

In Bioinformatics and biochemistry, the FASTA format is a text based format for representing either nucleotide sequences or amino acid (protein) sequences, in which nucleotides or amino acids are represented using…