Traitar specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_15365
Name Traitar
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A nucleotide sequence.
Input format FASTA
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.1.2
Stability Stable
prodigal, hmmsearch
Maintained Yes



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PMCID: 5934430
PMID: 29755434
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00805

[…] sequences of each compared genome annotated with rast (aziz et al., ) and reconstructs the metabolic pathways. on the other hand, the phenotypic traits derived from each genome were obtained with traitar software (weimann et al., ) using the protein annotations obtained with prokka v1.2 (seemann, ). this software infers phenotypic traits using data from the global infectious disease […]

PMCID: 5793183
PMID: 29324691
DOI: 10.3390/genes9010031

[…] for sugar hydrolysis such as maltose, trehalose, mannitol, rhamnose, and mannose by both the classifiers, while glucose, xylose, and cellobiose were confirmed by only one of the classifiers during traitar analysis of arthrobacter sp. strain srs-w-1-2016 (). however, certain traits such as the utilization of arabinose, fermentation of glucose, and utilization of acetate, which were observed […]

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Traitar institution(s)
Computational Biology of Infection Research, Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany; German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), Partner Site Hannover-Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany; Department for Algorithmic Bioinformatics, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany; Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway
Traitar funding source(s)
This work was funded by European Research Council (336355-MicroDE).

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