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Description This plugin wraps the vsearch application, and provides methods for clustering and dereplicating features and sequences.
Version 2021.4.0
Support Please post to the QIIME 2 forum for help with this plugin:
q2cli Invocation
qiime vsearch
Artifact API Import
from qiime2.plugins import vsearch


  • Torbjørn Rognes, Tomáš Flouri, Ben Nichols, Christopher Quince, and Frédéric Mahé. Vsearch: a versatile open source tool for metagenomics. PeerJ, 4:e2584, 2016. doi:10.7717/peerj.2584.