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Import Large Molecule Sequences from a Spreadsheet

If you have your sequence data in an .xlsx spreadsheet, here's how to format it for import and bring it into Rowan

Laura Berwick avatar
Written by Laura Berwick
Updated over a week ago

Note that sequence data can also be imported from an ST.25 formatted .txt file or a FASTA/FASTQ file.

This article covers the following topics:

  • Importing Sequences from a Spreadsheet

  • Now What?

Importing Sequences from a Spreadsheet

  1. Collect or arrange your sequences in an .xlsx spreadsheet, with short, memorable names in the first column, the sequence contents in the second column, and qualifier molecule types in the third column.

  2. Open the Sequences Manager.

  3. Click the Import Sequences control in the toolbar or select the option from the Sequences menu.

  4. Drag your sequence spreadsheet onto the resulting import dialog


    Use the Select File button to browse your file system for your spreadsheet file.

  5. Review your imported data in the preview provided.

  6. Uncheck the Exclude digits option to allow numeric symbols in sequence descriptions.

  7. Click the Import sequences button if the data meets your needs.

    Numbering is automatically assigned for use in SEQ ID NO labels. Sequences can be reordered in the Sequences Manager to adjust numbering as desired.

Now What?

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