Sorted Reads Files

The taxonomic profiling tool can sort reads based on their assigned position in the databases (figure 6.14): database matches, host matches, and unclassified reads.

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Figure 6.14: Database matches table.

The resulting files are sequence lists that can be visualized as table. The host and database matches tables include a value called Mapping score, and calculated for each read at their assigned positions (see In addition, the database matches table provide the Assigned taxonomy for the read, taxonomy that was assigned to the read by mapping it to the database.