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dbOTU3: A new implementation of distribution-based OTU calling.

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Summary of "dbOTU3: A new implementation of distribution-based OTU calling."

Distribution-based operational taxonomic unit-calling (dbOTU) improves on other approaches by incorporating information about the input sequences' distribution across samples. Previous implementations of dbOTU presented challenges for users. Here we introduce and evaluate a new implementation of dbOTU that is faster and more user-friendly. We show that this new implementation has theoretical and practical improvements over previous implementations of dbOTU, making the algorithm more accessible to microbial ecology and biomedical researchers.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0176335

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