Files with fa file extension can be usually encountered as data files in a special FASTA DNA format used in biochemistry.

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FA file extension - FASTA DNA data

What is fa file? How to open fa files?

File type specification:

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The fa file extension is typically  used for a special FASTA DNA format used in biochemistry.

The fa file does not contains the chromatogram but only the sequence string (it is much more simple format).

The FASTA programs find regions of local or global (new) similarity between Protein or DNA sequences, either by searching Protein or DNA databases, or by identifying local duplications within a sequence.

Other programs provide information on the statistical significance of an alignment. Like BLAST, FASTA can be used to infer functional and evolutionary relationships between sequences as well as help identify members of gene families.

The default software associated to open fa file:

MultiFASTA Builder picture or screenshot

MultiFASTA Builder  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Heracle BioSoft SRL

MultiFasta Builder is a one-click file converter the merges the specified sample files (ABI, SCF, FASTA, multiFASTA, GBK, multiGBK, SEQ, TXT) in a single multiFasta file.

Help how to open:

Some specialized biochemistry programs support all kinds of FASTA formats.

How to convert:

You will need a special converter if you need to export these files to some kiind of exchange format or transfer it to another software.

Related links:

UVA-FASTA server

FASTA format on Wikipedia

List of software applications associated to the .fa file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open fa file, edit fa file, convert fa file, view fa file, play fa file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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