GCG Format

Petr Kuzmic pkuzmic at biokin.com
Fri May 15 06:17:14 EST 1998

Jennifer Hallinan wrote:
> Can anyone tell me how to compute the checksum in the header of a GCG
> format DNA sequence file?

I am not familiar with GCG files, but 'checksum' is used in the usual
sense (for example, cyclic redundancy checksum), then it is probably
computed by one of the methods on pp. 896--903 of Press et al. (1992)
"Numerical Recipes in C".

	-- Petr
Petr Kuzmic Ph.D. * BioKin Ltd. * Madison, WI 53708-8336, USA
pkuzmic at biokin.com * http://www.biokin.com * 608.256.1269 fax

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