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MetaABC specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_19333
Name MetaABC
Alternative name Metagenomics platform for data Adjustment Binning and Clustering
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Accepts data in two different forms: (i) sequences or (ii) a three-column, tab-delimited abundance table.
Input format SFF, FASTQ, FASTA, TSV
Output data Generates two sub-directories which the user specifies: (i) abundance: including the abundance of different taxonomic levels, and (ii) chart: including the pie and bar charts of different taxonomic levels.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Perl
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Source code URL
Maintained Yes


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Publication for Metagenomics platform for data Adjustment Binning and Clustering

MetaABC in publication

PMCID: 4678780
PMID: 26602607
DOI: 10.1016/j.gpb.2015.10.003

[…] data processing and follows a multi-step workflow to cluster data into different layouts. output is available in annotated colorful tables and graphs, which can be downloaded in png or pdf formats., metaabc is an integrated metagenomics platform for data adjustment, binning, and clustering. its primary focus is data filtration and normalization techniques for improving taxonomic assignment […]

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MetaABC institution(s)
Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
MetaABC funding source(s)
Supported by Institute of Information Science; Academia Sinica; National Science Council of Taiwan under grants (NSC 99-2627- B-001-005-MY3 and NSC99-2627-B-001-003).

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