GENI-ACT is the next generation of software to annotate bacterial genomes and republish sequin files to NCBI Genbank.

The site automatically pulls text-based genbank files from NCBI FTP and converts them into an indexed binary form that can be easily searched and queried. These files are stored at http://bgbk.geni-act.org/. The site also uses a three-tier architecture with a load-balancer, server nodes and dedicated database server.

Soon work will be done to automatically spell-check genbank files and republish the changes on GENI-ACT and NCBI.

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