TagCleaner specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_01094
Name TagCleaner
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface, Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Some data containing the metagenomic reads.
Input format FASTA,FASTQ
Operating system Unix/Linux
Computer skills Advanced
Version 0.16
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 5438984

[…] sciences, usa). reads shorter than 100 bp and with mean quality scores lower than 25 were removed using prinseq (schmieder and edwards, 2011b). high quality sequences were then de-replicated with tagcleaner (schmieder et al., 2010) and potential contaminants matching lambda or human dna sequences removed with deconseq (schmieder and edwards, 2011a). a summary of metagenomic sequencing, […]

TagCleaner institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA; Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA; Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA; Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
TagCleaner funding source(s)
Supported by grant DBI 0850356 Advances in Bioinformatics from the National Science Foundation.

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