MetaBAT specifications

Unique identifier:
OMICS_10415
Interface:
Command line interface
Input data:
MetaBAT takes an assembly file (fasta format, required) and sorted bam files (one per sample, optional) as inputs.
Operating system:
Unix/Linux
Computer skills:
Advanced
Requirements:
Boost, Python, scons, g++, zlib
Software type:
Pipeline/Workflow
Restrictions to use:
None
Output data:
Each discovered bin will be saved as a fasta format.
Programming languages:
C++
Stability:
Stable
Maintained:
Yes

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Documentation

Maintainer

  • Zhong Wang <>

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Institution(s)

Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA, USA; Genomics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA; School of Natural Sciences, University of California at Merced, Merced, CA, USA

Funding source(s)

The work was supported by the Office of Science of the US Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231.

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I think this is a useful and easy-to-use tool. However, it did not perform well with samples containing a large number of unknown/unidentified organisms (freshwater sediment), and may be more useful in situations where more of the taxa present in a sample have references available.

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