Taxy specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_10703
Name Taxy
Software type Toolkit/Suite
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data As input, DNA sequences in terms of multi-FASTA files of any size can be used for the estimation of metagenomic profiles.
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages MATLAB
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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Taxy institution(s)
Department of Bioinformatics, Institute for Microbiology and Genetics, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany
Taxy funding source(s)
Grants from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (ME 3138, ‘Compositional descriptors for large scale comparative metagenome analysis’ and LI 2050, ‘Development of machine learning methods for functional characterization of the peroxisome’)

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