- NCBI TaxIDs are stable unique identifiers for each taxon (for a species, a family, an order, or any other group) in NCBI's taxonomy database.
- sequence similarity searches against sequence collections can yield hits with multiple taxIDs (separated by semicolons). BlobTools
createonly parses the first taxID.
- for more information, please refer to the NCBI Handbook: Chapter 4 "The Taxonomy Project" and the NCBI Handbook: Glossary
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