VSEARCH specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_14601
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input format FASTA, FASTQ
Output format FASTA, FASTQ, SAM
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages C, C++
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.3.4
Stability Stable
Requirements libz, libbz2
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Torbjørn Rognes <>

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VSEARCH institution(s)
Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway; Department of Microbiology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Heidelberg, Germany; Institute for Theoretical Informatics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK; Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK; Department of Ecology, University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany; UMR LSTM, CIRAD, Montpellier, France
VSEARCH funding source(s)
This research was supported in part with computational resources at the University of Oslo provided by UNINETT Sigma2 project NN9383K and funded by the Research Council of Norway; by BBSRC CASE studentship supported by Unilever; by the MRC Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics (CLIMB) project (MR/L015080/1) through fellowship (MR/M50161X/1) and by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (grant #DU1319/1-1).

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