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Papers and citing USEARCH
Please cite one of these papers if you use USEARCH in published work.

See also: Algorithms.

UNCROSS algorithm
Edgar, R.C. (2016), UNCROSS: Filtering of high-frequency cross-talk in 16S amplicon reads.

UNOISE algorithm
Edgar, R.C. (2016), UNOISE2: Improved error-correction for Illumina 16S and ITS amplicon reads.

SINTAX algorithm
Edgar, R.C. (2016), SINTAX, a simple non-Bayesian taxonomy classifier for 16S and ITS sequences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/074161.

UCHIME2 algorithm
Edgar, R.C. (2016), UCHIME2: Improved chimera detection for amplicon sequences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/074252.

Expected error filtering and paired read merging
Edgar, R.C. and Flyvbjerg, H (2015) Error filtering, pair assembly and error correction for next-generation sequencing reads
  [doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btv401].

UPARSE algorithm
Edgar, R.C. (2013) UPARSE: Highly accurate OTU sequences from microbial amplicon reads, Nature Methods [Pubmed:23955772dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmeth.2604].

USEARCH and UCLUST algorithms
Edgar,RC (2010) Search and clustering orders of magnitude faster than BLAST, Bioinformatics 26(19), 2460-2461.
doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btq461

UCHIME algorithm
Edgar,RC, Haas,BJ, Clemente,JC, Quince,C, Knight,R (2011) UCHIME improves sensitivity and speed of chimera detection, Bioinformatics doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr381 [Pubmed 21700674].

UBLAST algorithm
Edgar, RC (unpublished) http://drive5.com/usearch