Bowtie2 index for full NCBI NT database, January 2021
This is a Bowtie2 index built using full NCBI NT database from January 2021 https://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast/db/FASTA/nt.gz that includes all microbial, verterbrate, non-verterbrate and plant organisms. The index can be used for competative alignments of DNA sequences from metagenomic samples. The index was built by Nikolay Oskolkov, Lund University, Sweden, within the NBIS SciLifeLab long-term support project, PI Anders Götherström, Centre for Palaeogenetics, Stockholm, Sweden. The index was build using Bowtie2 version 18.104.22.168 using a computer node with 1 TB of RAM on Uppmax SUPR /SNIC HPC cluster.