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What are Species?


One species is one database entry containing many database entries describing the species and one or more sequences (every sequence belongs to a different alignment).

A species is not necessarily consistent with a taxonomic species.

[Database field name]           [Comment]
name                            Unique identifier of the species
                                (max 8 characters long)
acc                             Accession number
full_name                       (User defined) name of the species




ali_16s/data                    a 16s sequence (part of the 16s alignment)
ali_23s/data                    a 23s sequence
ali_.../data                    a ... sequence

The description of the alignment, e.g. type or length, is not stored in every species but in an alignment description.