Metagenomics / Summarize sequences with Mothur

Description

Provides summary information on unaligned or aligned sequences.

Parameters

None

Details

Given a fasta file with unaligned or aligned sequences, this tool provides summary statistics on sequence start and end coordinates, length, number of ambiguous bases, and homopolymer length.

This tool is based on the Summary.seqs command of the Mothur package.

Output

The analysis output consists of the following:

References

Schloss PD, Westcott SL, Ryabin T, Hall JR, Hartmann M, Hollister EB, Lesniewski RA, Oakley BB, Parks DH, Robinson CJ, Sahl JW, Stres B, Thallinger GG, Van Horn DJ, Weber CF. Introducing mothur: Open-source, platform-independent, community-supported software for describing and comparing microbial communities. Appl Environ Microbiol, 2009. 75(23):7537-41.