TABLE 2

Number of ASVs/OTUs in each category for the high-microbial-biomass mock communities

Data setMethodNo. of ASVs/OTUsb
Inferred
total
ReferenceRef
Noisy
ContaminantContam NoisyOther
Zymo (8 strains)UCLUST20087447170
UPARSE698135025
MED579a48000
UNOISE129a1101
Deblur880000
DADA2209a2504
Kozich (21 strains)UCLUST1912042102423
UPARSE1012017505
MED4622a21300
UNOISE402111701
Deblur322001101
DADA25622a13102
Schirmer (57 strains)UCLUST185466828439
UPARSE774612604
MED65563600
UNOISE785702010
Deblur715401610
DADA2885722801
D’Amore (53 strains)UCLUST664241604
UPARSE584201501
MED55502300
UNOISE59510800
Deblur56480800
DADA2665101500
  • a As some strains have more than one allele, the number of references detected may be greater than the total number of strains.

  • b Ref, Reference; Contam, Contaminant.