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- This page is about the Variant Call Format; see vCard for the VCF format used for address book entries.'
VCF (Variant Call Format) is a data format used for mapping genomes (sequences of DNA codons in genetic material). It is text based, though its official spec states that it will likely be stored in a compressed manner.
- Version 4.1 Specification
- Version 4.2 Specification
- Version 4.3 Specification
- SAM/BAM and related specifications