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Research Article

Fast Identification and Removal of Sequence Contamination from Genomic and Metagenomic Datasets

  • Robert Schmieder mail,

    rschmied@sciences.sdsu.edu (RS); redwards@cs.sdsu.edu (RE)

    Affiliations: Department of Computer Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America, Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Robert Edwards mail

    rschmied@sciences.sdsu.edu (RS); redwards@cs.sdsu.edu (RE)

    Affiliations: Department of Computer Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: March 09, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017288

About the Authors

Robert Schmieder, Robert Edwards
Department of Computer Science, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America
Robert Schmieder
Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America
Robert Edwards
Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RS RE. Performed the experiments: RS. Analyzed the data: RS. Wrote the manuscript: RS RE.