OTU clustering outputs

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Figure 4.5: OTU Clustering output options

In addition to the OTU abundance table, the following outputs are available:

The OTU report

An example of an OTU report is shown in figure 4.6. The report contains the following sections:

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Figure 4.6: Example of report produced by the OTU clustering tool.

The OTU abundance table

The OTU abundance table contains a list of OTUs, per-sample abundance values, and total abundance counts. Note that if the input contains paired-end sequences, each pair is counted as one read. There are a number of ways to visualize the contents of an OTU abundance table: