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Provides structure and functions for the analysis of OTU data

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Provides a platform for Operational Taxonomic Unit based analysis

Author: Daniel Beck, Matt Settles, and James A. Foster

Maintainer: Daniel Beck <danlbek at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("OTUbase")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

An introduction to OTUbase PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 1.54.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.7 (R-2.12) (13.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.9.0), methods, S4Vectors, IRanges, ShortRead(>= 1.23.15), Biobase, vegan
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