MetaSim pipeline

MetaSim specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01509
Name MetaSim
Software type Package/Module
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Known genome sequences
Input format FASTA
Output data A collection of reads sequences.
Output format MULTIFASTA (optionally compressed)
Biological technology Illumina, Roche
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Java
Computer skills Medium
Version 0.9.5
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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Publication for MetaSim

MetaSim IN pipeline

PMCID: 4309676
PMID: 25673967
DOI: 10.4137/EBO.S20523

[…] lastly, we evaluated the effectiveness of outliers on wsvdd and other classifiers. in all experiments, the testing sequences and training sequences were generated by read simulation software metasim.27, the training genomes and test genomes were downloaded from the us national center for biotechnology information (ncbi) in september 2011. taxonomic information for each genome […]

MetaSim institution(s)
ZBIT- Center for Bioinformatics Tübingen, University of Tübingen, Tubingen, Germany; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co KG, Biberach, Germany

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