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Tax4Fun is a open-source R package that predicts the functional capabilities of microbial communities based on 16S datasets. Tax4Fun is applicable to output as obtained from the SILVAngs web server or the application of QIIME.

Environment Modules

Run module spider tax4fun to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_TAX4FUN_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_TAX4FUN_BIN - executable directory


If you publish research that uses tax4fun you have to cite it as follows:

K.P. Aßhauer, B. Wemheuer, R. Daniel, P. Meinicke (2015) Tax4Fun: predicting functional profiles from metagenomic 16S rRNA data Bioinformatics (2015) 31 (17): 2882-2884. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btv287.