Wrapper around the NCBI taxonomy files
Author EcoJulia
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2 Years Ago
Started In
November 2020

NCBI taxonomy

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This package provides an interface to the NCBI Taxonomy. When installed, it will download the latest version of the taxonomy files from the NCBI ftp service. To update the version of the taxonomy you use, you need to build the package again.

Please note that the taxonomy dump is a big download. If the NCBITAXONOMY_PATH is not set, it will be stored in the package folder under the .julia directory, which is a bad idea. We strongly recommend editing your configuration file.

This package is developed as part of the activities of the Viral Emergence Research Initiative (VERENA) consortium, with financial support from the Institut de Valorisation des Données (IVADO) at Université de Montréal.

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