VizBin protocols

VizBin specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_11822
Name VizBin
Software type Application/Script
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use Academic or non-commercial use
Input data Metagenomic fragments of interest
Input format FASTA
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Java
Parallelization OpenMP
License BSD 3-clause “New” or “Revised” License
Computer skills Medium
Stability Stable
Requirements BLAS/LAPACK
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Paul Wilmes <>

Publication for VizBin

VizBin IN pipeline

PMCID: 5331489
PMID: 28183779
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01307-16

[…] was collected near yongxing island (112°20′e, 16°50′n) in the south china sea. dna extraction, illumina sequencing, and metagenome assembling were carried out as described by liu et al. (6). vizbin was used to extract the metagenomic bins from the metagenome contigs, using default settings (7). contigs shorter than 2,000 bp were removed from each bin. phylosift (8) and jspeciesws (9) […]

VizBin institution(s)
Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, University of Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg; Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland; Computer Science and Communications Research Unit, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Pattern Recognition and Bioinformatics Group, Delft University of Technology, CD Delft, Netherlands; Adobe Research, Adobe, San Jose, USA
VizBin funding source(s)
The present work was supported by an ATTRACT programme grant (A09/03) and a European Union Joint Programming in Neurodegenerative Diseases grant (INTER/JPND/12/01) and an Aide à la Formation Recherche grant (AFR PHD/4964712), all funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR).

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