Mothur is a comprehensive suite of tools for microbial ecology community. It is initiated by Dr. Patrick Schloss and his software development team in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at The University of Michigan. For more information, see Mothur-Wiki.
The create.database command reads a list or shared file, .cons.taxonomy, .rep.fasta, .rep.names and optional group file, and creates a database file.
v.1.28.0: Updated to Mothur 1.33, added count paramter.