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Table 1 Comparison of animalcules and other popular microbiome analysis tools

From: animalcules: interactive microbiome analytics and visualization in R

  Biobakery Vegan Mothur Microbiome Metavizr Microbiome helper Qiime2 Phyloseq animalcules
Filtering and data summary   
Interactive visualization       
Dimension reduction   
Differential abundance analysis  
Diversity analysis  
Support for 16S rRNA data
Support for total RNA-seq data       
Biomarker identification        
Interface and command-line       
Language/platform Python R R/Web R R R/Python/Perl Python R R