The One Codex Blog Posts tagged with Microbiome

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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One Codex Releases New, Largest Ever Database

Today at the Advances in Genome Biology & Technology (AGBT) conference, we are excited to unveil the largest searchable database of microbial genomes. Curated from its larger collection of hundreds of thousands of genomes, the latest One Codex Database includes >80,000 genomes and provides unprecedented sensitivity and specificity for metagenomic applications. The latest One Codex Database enables: Highly sensitive identification of microbes in complex samples Precise quantification of microbial abundances from whole genome sequencing (WGS) data Community-wide characterization of complex microbial samples, including the human microbiome Spanning the tree of life Our latest release includes over 80,000 genomes, representing more than 43,000 distinct species and 69,000 strains across all microbial domains.

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Academic Study Data Shows One Codex’s Superior Performance for Metagenomic Analysis

When analyzing microbiome data, it’s very important to know that you are detecting the microbes that are truly present and that the predicted abundances are accurate.1 However, it can be a lot of work to test and validate microbiome analysis tools across a wide range of conditions. We are very grateful to a group of academic researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine, UC-Riverside, IBM, University of Vermont, HudsonAlpha, & Drexel University who performed those evaluations and contributed them to the community.

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