METAGENassist specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_07815
Name METAGENassist
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input format Users upload a taxonomic profile in one of several supported formats. A taxonomic profile file contains the names of microbial species (or other taxonomic classes) and their relative abundance in at least 2 samples. Accepted formats include CSV format, or data generated by mothur, QIIME, MG-RAST, MEGAN, and STAMP. Users will also benefit by uploading an optional file containing metadata for each sample (CSV format).
Output format Upon completion, METAGENassist generates a variety of well-annotated tables and colorful, labeled graphs in an anti-aliased PNG format. PDF versions for some plots are also available. The processed data and images are available for download.
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline David Wishart <>

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METAGENassist institution(s)
Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

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