ESPRIT: Estimating Species Richness Using Large Collections of 16S rRNA Data

Yijun Sun, Yunpeng Cai, Li Liu, Fahong Yu, William Farmerie

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Molecular Microbial Ecology I
Subtitle of host publicationMetagenomics and Complementary Approaches
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780470644799
StatePublished - May 3 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • ESPRIT, estimating species richness - using large collections of 16S rRNA data
  • ESPRIT, not computationally constrained - number of sequences analyzed, by capacity of computer cluster
  • Newly proposed ESPRIT algorithm - processing sequences within 10 h using a small CC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Immunology and Microbiology

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