Parallel-META 3.5.1 Released

  Parallel-META is a comprehensive and full-automatic computational toolkit for rapid data mining among metagenomic datasets. Both metagenomic shotgun sequences and 16S/18S/ITS rRNA amplicon sequences are accepted. Based on parallel algorithms and optimizations, Parallel-META 3 can achieve a very high speed compare to traditional microbiome analysis pipelines. Now the Parallel-META 3 version 3.5.1 is available at

  The following functions have been updated in the new version of Parallel-META 3.

 a. Added the Silva_16S reference database;

 b. Added functional prediction based on Silva_16S database;

 c. Database of reference genomes used for prediction has been expanded by >10X.

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