MetaShot specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_17012
Name MetaShot
Alternative name Metagenomics Shotgun
Software type Pipeline/Workflow
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Requirements Numpy, BioPython, Pysam, Psutil, ETE2, Bowtie2, STAR, Krona Graph, FaQCs, Samtools
Maintained Yes



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MetaShot institution(s)
Institute of Biomembranes and Bioenergetics, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bari, Italy; CINECA, Rome, Italy; Department of Oncological Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology Unit, “Regina Elena” National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy; Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Italian National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy; Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Rome, Italy; Algorithms, Bioinformatics, Complexity and Formal Methods Research Group, Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Biosciences, Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutics, University of Bari “A. Moro”, Bari, Italy
MetaShot funding source(s)
Supported by MIUR-Italy; CNR Aging and Medicina Personalizzata programs 2012-2014; JPI Project ENPADASI; H2020 projects INMARE, EMBRIC and ELIXIR-EXCELERATE; Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and European Regional Development Fund project DPI2015-67082-P (MINECO/FEDER); Grant no. PE-2011-02346905 from the Italian Ministry of Health.

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