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This is the development version of OTUbase; for the stable release version, see OTUbase.

Provides structure and functions for the analysis of OTU data

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Provides a platform for Operational Taxonomic Unit based analysis

Author: Daniel Beck, Matt Settles, and James A. Foster

Maintainer: Daniel Beck <danlbek at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("OTUbase")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

An introduction to OTUbase PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 1.55.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.7 (R-2.12) (13.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.9.0), methods, S4Vectors, IRanges, ShortRead(>= 1.23.15), Biobase, vegan
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