MetaWatt pipeline

MetaWatt specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_07552
Name MetaWatt
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface, Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Assembled contigs, shotgun reads
Output data Provisional whole genome sequences (bins)
Biological technology Illumina, Life Technologies, Pacific Biosciences, Roche
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS
Programming languages Java
Computer skills Advanced
Version 3.1
Stability Stable
Requirements DIAMOND, prodigal, aragorn, bbmap, hmmer
Maintained Yes



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Publication for MetaWatt

MetaWatt IN pipeline

PMCID: 5519670
PMID: 28729646
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05590-9

[…] reading frames (orfs). contigs with a minimum of 5x coverage were first separated into bacterial and archaeal bins via interpolated markov modeling, tetranucleotide binning, and blast performed in metawatt47. orfs were detected using fraggenescan48, and protein homologs were identified through blastp searches against the seed database ( only hits to reference proteins […]

MetaWatt institution(s)
University of Calgary, Canada

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