GenBank / DDBJ
and SnapGene Viewer
can import sequences directly from GenBank, and can read GenBank files saved locally to a disk. Shown below is an example of a GenBank record viewed with a web browser, and the corresponding map after import into SnapGene. SnapGene can also open records from the DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ).
To try it for yourself, download the free SnapGene Viewer:
|Part of a GenBank record viewed with a web browser:|
|The same GenBank record after import into SnapGene:|
|This second example shows how GenBank information is imported into the Description Panel:|
If you have trouble opening a GenBank file with SnapGene or SnapGene Viewer, please
send us a message
and attach the file.