Table 2

Alignment test

50 × 60 mutated (interleaved)

50 × 60 mutated (stacked)

3%

5%

10%

3%

5%

10%


Reference expected values

59

57

52

59

57

52

CROP

1959

1954

1955

1865

1850

1850

ESPRIT

193

59

56

205

59

56

MAFFT+JC

141

101

85

132

113

113

MAFFT+MAFFT

2289

1708

80

2289

1777

1270

MAFFT+Mothur

261

119

96

279

121

121

Mothur+JC

2947

2947

2948

2985

2985

2985

Mothur+MAFFT

899

685

477

2999

2999

2999

Mothur+Mothur

1087

923

736

1100

930

888

Mothur+PreC+ JC

1198

1198

1198

1333

1333

1333

Mothur+PreC+MAFFT

1328

1328

1328

1346

1346

1346

Mothur+PreC+Mothur

1080

938

938

1087

940

915

MUSCLE+JC

70

59

44

2999

2999

2999

MUSCLE+MAFFT

2287

1707

80

2288

1785

1269

MUSCLE+Mothur

264

64

57

571

466

466

Otupipe

139

91

59

144

95

61

RDP

59

58

53

59

57

52


OTUs observed with each of the workflows analysed at distances of 3, 5 and 10% for the datasets containing 50 different mutated replicas of the 60 test sequences stacked or interleaved.

Barriuso et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2011 12:473   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-473

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