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Table 2 Summary of differences between SAMSA versions

From: SAMSA2: a standalone metatranscriptome analysis pipeline

Advantage SAMSA2 SAMSA 1.0
Runtimea Weeks Months
Accuracy 95% (genus level) 91% (genus level)
Custom database options Yes No
Version control for reproducibility Yes No
Data slicing Organism, group, function, taxonomy level, functional category Organism, function
Figures and graphs PCA, pie, barplot, diversity barplot
  1. aRuntime dependent on number of reads. SAMSA 1.0 runtimes are longer if permission is not given to MG-RAST to make the data public immediately