Meta-Storms 2

  • Introduction
  • Meta-Storms 2 is the standalone implementation of the Microbiome Search Engine (MSE; MSE is a search engine designed to efficiently search a database of microbiome samples and identify similar samples based on phylogenetic or functional relatedness. Meta-Storms 2 consists of the following steps: (i) creating a database composed of reference microbiome samples, and (ii) searching for similar samples in the database with given query microbiome sample(s) via phylogenetic similarities. Meta-Storms 2 relies on an advanced indexing algorithm, providing a fast, and constant, search speed in very large databases.

  • Online system
  • The Microbiome Search Engine system is now open for online microbiome search at

  • Download
  • The latest version of Meta-Storms2 is available at

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