Provides up to date, quality-controlled databases of aligned ribosomal RNA (rRNA) gene sequences from the Bacteria, Archaea and Eukaryota domains and supplementary online services. silva contains 3 194 778 small subunit and 288 717 large subunit rRNA gene sequences. Its Browser implements a hierarchical view on the database contents, similar to a file browser, visualizing any of the taxonomies included with SILVA.
Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany; Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, School of Engineering and Science, Bremen, Germany; Ribocon GmbH, Bremen, Germany
SILVA funding source(s)
Supported by Max Planck Society; Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft [GL 553/4-1].