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This is the development version of clstutils; for the stable release version, see clstutils.

Tools for performing taxonomic assignment

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Tools for performing taxonomic assignment based on phylogeny using pplacer and clst.

Author: Noah Hoffman

Maintainer: Noah Hoffman <ngh2 at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("clstutils")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

clst PDF R Script
clstutils PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 1.53.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.8 (R-2.13) (13.5 years)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 2.10), clst, rjson, ape
Imports lattice, RSQLite
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