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Table 2 Descriptions of the metagenomic datasets

From: Coverage evaluation of universal bacterial primers using the metagenomic datasets

Project name Source description Dominating phylum/phyla Reference
AntarcticaAquatic (AA) Antarctica Aquatic Microbial Metagenome
(All Metagenomic Shotgun Reads)
Bacteroidetes, Proteobacteria [36]
AcidMine (AM) Acid Mine Drainage Metagenome
(All Metagenomic Shotgun Reads)
Nitrospirae [30]
BisonMetagenome (BM) Metagenome from Yellowstone Bison Hot Spring
(All Metagenomic Shotgun Reads)
Aquificae [37]
GOS Global Ocean Sampling Expedition
(All Metagenomic Sequence Reads)
Proteobacteria [38]
GutlessWorm (GW) Mediterranean Gutless Worm Metagenome
(All Metagenomic Sequence Reads)
Proteobacteria [39]
HumanGut (HG) Human Distal Gut Biome project
(Assembled Sequences)
Firmicutes, Actinobacteria [40]
HOT Microbial Community Genomics at the Hawaii Ocean Time-series (HOT) station ALOHA
(All Metagenomic Sequence Reads)
Proteobacteria, Cyanobacteria [41]
  1. The metagenomic datasets used in this paper are from the CAMERA website ( Dominating phyla have sequences amounting to more than 20% of the total in the dataset.