MG-RAST (the Metagenomics RAST) server is an automated analysis platform for metagenomes providing quantitative insights into microbial populations based on sequence data.
# of metagenomes146,282
# base pairs60.57 Tbp
# of sequences500.76 billion
# of public metagenomes22,645
The server primarily provides upload, quality control, automated annotation and analysis for prokaryotic metagenomic shotgun samples. MG-RAST was launched in 2007 and has over 12,000 registered users and 146,282 data sets. The current server version is 3.5. We suggest users take a look at MG-RAST for the impatient. Also available for download is the MG-RAST manual.
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This project has been funded in part with Federal funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHSN272200900040C.
This work was supported in part by the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy, under Contract DE-AC02-06CH11357.