CONSTAX specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_25284
Alternative name CONSensus TAXonomy
Software type Pipeline/Workflow
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python, Shell (Bash)
License MIT License
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
PEAR, USEARCH, RDP, R and/or R-Studio
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Gian Maria Niccolo Benucci

Publication for CONSensus TAXonomy

CONSTAX citation


Microbial Community Patterns Associated with Automated Teller Machine Keypads in New York City

PMCID: 5112336
PMID: 27904880
DOI: 10.1128/mSphere.00226-16

[…] ial, and a more detailed record of demultiplexing and processing is provided in  in the supplemental material.For 16S rRNA OTUs, taxonomy was assigned to representative sequences using QIIME’s uclust consensus taxonomy assigner and Greengenes rRNA database version 13_8 (97% OTU representative sequences). For 18S rRNA OTUs, taxonomy was assigned in two steps (based on methods described in reference […]

CONSTAX institution(s)
Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA; Department of Plant, Soil, & Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA; Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
CONSTAX funding source(s)
Supported by MSU Plant Science Fellowship, and the Michigan Wheat Program., AgBioResearch (Project GREEEN GR-16-043), NSF BEACON (Project #988), and the US National Science Foundation (NSF) DEB 1737898.

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