Create Taxonomic Profiling Index

This tool will compute a a taxonomic profiling index from a reference database. Indexes are then used as input to the Taxonomic Profiling tool. To run the tool, go to:

        Databases (Image databases_folder_closed_16_n_p) | Taxonomic Analysis | Create Taxonomic Profiling Index

In the first dialog, select one or several nucleotide databases, for example downloaded with the Download Microbial Reference Database tool (figure 18.9).

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Figure 18.9: Select reference sequences.

The output is an index file and a report as seen in figure 18.10. The report list the number of sequence and basepairs that were indexed.

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Figure 18.10: The reference sequences,index and report as seen in the Navigation Area.