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P Finder

From Ellis et al., 2020, this paper describes the coupling of the largest P RNA database with the local alignment scoring algorithm to create the most sensitive and rapid prokaryote rnpB gene identification and annotation algorithm to date.

P Finder is a free, available download at github:  https://github.com/JChristopherEllis/P-Finder

DISCo-microbe

From Carper et al. 2020, DISCo-microbe is a python-based package that is an easy-to-use command-line program, available for the creation of diverse communities of organisms that can be distinguished through next-generation sequencing technology.

See details here:  https://pypi.org/project/disco-microbe/

For full tutorial: https://disco-design-of-an-identifiable-synthetic-community.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Tutorial.html