TABLEĀ 5

Number of ASVs/OTUs in each category for selected samples of the dilution series mock community benchmark

DilutionMethodNo. of ASVs/OTUs
Inferred-totalReferenceRef NoisyContaminantContam NoisyOther
1:1 (neat) (243.5K reads)UCLUST20287447073
UPARSE698135025
MED57948000
UNOISE1291110
Deblur880000
DADA22092513
1:9 (282.0K reads)UCLUST45086221825137
UPARSE28880197281
MED78963600
UNOISE1199097310
Deblur85807502
DADA21149291012
1:81 (243.5k reads)UCLUST3368232001492
UPARSE26981186272
MED1539657621
UNOISE449912779171
Deblur339802373856
DADA226191195948
1:729 (144.3K reads)UCLUST377822393791
UPARSE30480228563
MED57092934913944
UNOISE5309033012368
Deblur430802936861
DADA2381912704952
1:6561 (49.4K reads)UCLUST19582127949
UPARSE18381126246
MED3259241776451
UNOISE267931613955
Deblur226911521648
DADA2193811291144