2.6 EMBL Field Definitions

The field codes found in EMBL sequence flat files are used to help organize the information for human readability and machine-based parsing. There are several field codes found in an EMBL sequence flat file, and they are designated with a two-letter abbreviation. Table 2-2 summarizes the content of each field code.

Table 2-2. EMBL field definitions

Line code

Content

ID

Identification

AC

Accession number(s)

SV

New sequence identifier

DT

Date

DE

Description

KW

Keyword

OS

Organism species

OC

Organism classification

OG

Organelle

RN

Reference number

RC

Reference comment(s)

RP

Reference positions

RX

Reference cross-reference(s)

RA

Reference authors

RT

Reference title

RL

Reference location

DR

Database cross-references

FH

Feature table header

FT

Feature table data

CC

Comments or notes

XX

Spacer line

SQ

Sequence header

 

(Blanks) Sequence data

//

Termination line



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