Question: Best reference database for 16S soil datasets?
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gravatar for Lina F
2.2 years ago by
Lina F150
Boston, MA
Lina F150 wrote:

Hi all,

I came across some interesting 16S datasets from soil. Can anyone recommend a good reference database? RDP vs Silva? The Greengenes webpage highlights the update from May 2013... so maybe a bit outdated.

Thanks for your suggestions!

soil 16s reference metagenomics • 877 views
ADD COMMENTlink modified 2.1 years ago by Denise - Open Targets4.9k • written 2.2 years ago by Lina F150
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gravatar for 5heikki
2.2 years ago by
5heikki8.4k
Finland
5heikki8.4k wrote:

RDP and Silva are both fine. Silva is more restrictive in terms of its licence but it's fine for academic use..

ADD COMMENTlink written 2.2 years ago by 5heikki8.4k

Great, I appreciate the input!!

ADD REPLYlink written 2.2 years ago by Lina F150
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gravatar for Denise - Open Targets
2.1 years ago by
UK, Hinxton, EMBL-EBI
Denise - Open Targets4.9k wrote:

May be worth throwing the EMBL-EBI metagenomics in the comparison mix. No issues with license.

ADD COMMENTlink written 2.1 years ago by Denise - Open Targets4.9k

Thanks for the link! However, these look like metagenomics samples, not necessarily reference databases for use in annotation taxonomies, or am I missing something?

ADD REPLYlink written 2.1 years ago by Lina F150
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