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MEGAN6 (MEtaGenome ANalyzer) is a comprehensive toolbox for interactively analyzing microbiome data. All the interactive tools you need in one application.

  • Taxonomic analysis using the NCBI taxonomy or a customized taxonomy such as SILVA
  • Functional analysis using InterPro2GO, SEED, eggNOG or KEGG
  • Bar charts, word clouds, and many other charts
  • PCoA, clustering and networks
  • Supports metadata
  • MEGAN parses many different types of input

Environment Modules

Run module spider megan to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_MEGAN_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_MEGAN_BIN - executable directory

Additional Information

To run the MEGAN6 GUI to process your data, launch an interactive session in Open on Demand (or use your GPU allocation) and type the following command:

$ module load megan


Usage Manual for MEGAN6: