MALT specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_18003
Alternative name MEGAN alignment tool
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input format FASTA
Output format TXT, TAB, SAM
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Java
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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MALT institution(s)
Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany; Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany; Institute for Mummies and the Iceman, European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC), Bolzano, Italy; Center for Bioinformatics, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
MALT funding source(s)
Supported by the European Research Council (ERC) starting grant APGREID; the South Tyrolian grant legge 14.

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