Metacoder: An R package for visualization and manipulation of community taxonomic diversity data.

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Foster, Zachary S. L.; Sharpton, Thomas J.; Grünwald, Niklaus J.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Computational Biology,volume 13,issue 2 (issn: 1553-734X, eissn: 1553-7358)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005404, pmc: PMC5340466
  • Subject: Molecular Biology | Computational Biology | Bodies of Water | Research Article | Data Management | Earth Sciences | Taxonomy | Artificial Gene Amplification and Extension | Phylogenetic Analysis | Graphs | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Evolutionary Biology | Genetics | Molecular Biology Techniques | Genome Analysis | Phylogenetics | Genomics | Sequence Analysis | Data Visualization | Evolutionary Systematics | Database and Informatics Methods | Polymerase Chain Reaction | Sequence Databases | Biology and Life Sciences | Computer and Information Sciences | Biological Databases | Research and Analysis Methods | Infographics | Gene Ontologies | QH301-705.5 | Bioinformatics | Oceans | Biology (General)

Community-level data, the type generated by an increasing number of metabarcoding studies, is often graphed as stacked bar charts or pie graphs that use color to represent taxa. These graph types do not convey the hierarchical structure of taxonomic classifications and ... View more
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