Plant Biology

VSEARCH: a versatile open source tool for metagenomics
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MetaBAT, an efficient tool for accurately reconstructing single genomes from complex microbial communities
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Using observation-level random effects to model overdispersion in count data in ecology and evolution
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Anvi’o: an advanced analysis and visualization platform for ‘omics data
461 citations · 25,583 views · 4,355 downloads
Swarm: robust and fast clustering method for amplicon-based studies
343 citations · 16,041 views · 2,387 downloads
PhyloSift: phylogenetic analysis of genomes and metagenomes
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Subsampled open-reference clustering creates consistent, comprehensive OTU definitions and scales to billions of sequences
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VirSorter: mining viral signal from microbial genomic data
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Compact graphical representation of phylogenetic data and metadata with GraPhlAn
265 citations · 22,728 views · 3,270 downloads
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“Very few sites can reshape the inferred phylogenetic tree” paper by @realwrf and Donald Canfield

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Integrating population genetic structure, microbiome, and pathogens presence data in Dermacentor variabilis @thePeerJ

A population genetic R-evolution