The tool "Metagenomic analyses -> Find diagnostic hits" can be used to
isolate the conserved sequences. Then, you use the tool "Join, Subtract
and Group -> Compare" to find "Non Matching rows of 1st dataset" to
filter out anything that you think is spurious for your analysis (put in
original file first, output of diagnostic hits second) before moving
forward with the other summary tools.
You will probably want to run the "Find diagnostic hits" tool more than
once. The choice is yours whether to do the "Compare" after each, or to
"Text Manipulation -> Concatenate" all the results together first, then
"Compare". The first might work faster, it just depends on the size of
your datasets (how much filtering occurred before this step, etc).
The "Compare" tool sorts and holds data in memory. Even if you need to
break the data up and run in smaller chunks, the results should be the
same in the end. None of these jobs require the data to be in one lump.
Others are welcome to add to this with their own strategies, I am sure
there are others ways to do this. Some of the public servers
specializing in Metagenomics may also have tools for this, or options,
and some of those may have donated to the Tool Shed, for local or cloud
use. May be worth a look.
On 9/18/13 7:03 AM, Scott W. Tighe wrote:
When running HiSeq shot metagenomics sample from the environment
against megablast and taxonomic representation, How do I filter/remove
all the 16s and other conserved sequences.
The problem if blasting a single organism that has a fraction of
conserved sequence, the results will align with E.coli 10,000 times
more then the possible target organism. This data would be wrong and
misleading. For example a 100mg sample that was negative for e coli
using MUG test, give thousands of hits with galaxy.
1) Is there a "filter conserved sequences" setting?
2) Is there a "remove model organisms" setting?
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