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SILVA is a comprehensive, quality-controlled web resource for up-to-date aligned ribosomal RNA (rRNA) gene sequences from the Bacteria, Archaea and Eukaryota domains alongside supplementary online services. In addition to data products, SILVA provides various online tools such as alignment and classification, phylogenetic tree calculation and viewer, probe/primer matching, and an amplicon analysis pipeline. With every full release a curated guide tree is provided that contains the latest taxonomy and nomenclature based on multiple references. The SILVA curation team is now part of Bergey’s Trustees and the Protist Reference Taxonomy Project UniEuk, which will further improve the quality of SILVA taxonomy. In order to cope with the dramatic expansion of bacterial and archaeal phyla, we have also teamed up with phylogenomic taxonomy efforts (i.e. Genome Taxonomy Database). SILVA is an ELIXIR Core Data Resource.




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The SILVA ribosomal RNA gene database project: improved data processing and web-based tools.

Quast C,Pruesse E,Yilmaz P,Gerken J,Schweer T,Yarza P,Peplies J,Glockner FO
Nucleic Acids Res 2012

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The SILVA and "All-species Living Tree Project (LTP)" taxonomic frameworks.

Yilmaz P,Parfrey LW,Yarza P,Gerken J,Pruesse E,Quast C,Schweer T,Peplies J,Ludwig W,Glockner FO
Nucleic Acids Res 2013

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25 years of serving the community with ribosomal RNA gene reference databases and tools.

Glockner FO,Yilmaz P,Quast C,Gerken J,Beccati A,Ciuprina A,Bruns G,Yarza P,Peplies J,Westram R,Ludwig W
J Biotechnol 2017

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