MetaFlow specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_11124
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data There are two input files for the tool: (i) a mapping file: this is the aligner’s output file converted into another format which is easier to process by MetaFlow; (ii) a species database file: a file containing the names and lengths of the genomes in the reference database.
Output data MetaFlow generates different output files. All the files are in CSV format to make any further analysis easy.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages C++
Computer skills Advanced
Version 0.9.1
Stability Stable
Requirements LEMON
Maintained Yes



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MetaFlow institution(s)
Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Helsinki, Finland; Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
MetaFlow funding source(s)
This work was partially supported by the Academy of Finland under grants 284598 (CoECGR) and 274977.

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