Subdatabase containing homologous sequences (different 'alignments' can be stored along with the species information). See ´What is an Alignment?´
for more information.
ARB Command Interpreter. ACI is a simple programing language for calculating special species information (eg. G+C Content..) See ´ARB Command Interpreter (ACI)´
Branch within a tree defined by nodes
Container for 'species' associated information
There are two kinds of name fields (for species, genes, etc.).
Node Display Setup: defines information which is displayed at tree nodes.
Internal: connects branches of a tree Terminal: free end of branches representing 'species'
Server using a special form of the ARB database for rapid similarity searching (automated alignment, probe design/check)
Database entry containing a sequence and associated information. Not necessarily consistent with a taxonomic species
Zombies are references to former species in a tree, i.e. to species that were in the database when the tree has been calculated, but have meanwhile been deleted (see ´Remove Zombies´