The One Codex Blog

Growing to more than 100K curated genomes

The One Codex Database is the most complete, all-in-one microbial genomics database available, and is now more comprehensive than ever! We’re very excited to announce that we’ve just released the latest update to our One Codex Database for shotgun metagenomics, now containing over 40% more curated genomes with 114,505 in total. What does this mean for you? Your shotgun microbiome analyses are now more accurate than ever, and one analysis provides a complete picture of all of the bacteria, viruses, and fungi in your samples.

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Drag & Drop Your Paired-End Sequencing Data

We heard you! One Codex’s most-requested feature is here. You can now upload your paired-end sequencing data straight from your web browser, and get started with your microbiome analysis faster than ever.

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One Codex Achieves Highest Overall Score in precisionFDA CFSAN Challenge 🥇

Identifying specific strains and mixtures of strains in complex metagenomic samples is a key challenge in epidemiology, environmental microbiology, and live biotherapeutics development (LBPs). We’ve long been working on this problem and are excited to announce that our in-house strain-calling pipeline recently achieved the highest overall score in the precisionFDA CFSAN Pathogen Detection Challenge. We’re still continuing to hone and test several approaches, but are excited to see that each performed extremely well across the 25+ submissions:

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