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This is the development version of metabinR; for the stable release version, see metabinR.

Abundance and Compositional Based Binning of Metagenomes

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Provide functions for performing abundance and compositional based binning on metagenomic samples, directly from FASTA or FASTQ files. Functions are implemented in Java and called via rJava. Parallel implementation that operates directly on input FASTA/FASTQ files for fast execution.

Author: Anestis Gkanogiannis [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Anestis Gkanogiannis <anestis at>

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biocViews Classification, Clustering, Microbiome, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.7.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.16 (R-4.2) (1.5 years)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 4.3)
Imports methods, rJava
System Requirements Java (>= 8)
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