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dbxtax - Index NCBI taxonomy using b+tree indices

DBXTAX(1e) EMBOSS Manual for Debian DBXTAX(1e)


dbxtax - Index NCBI taxonomy using b+tree indices


dbxtax -dbname string -dbresource string -directory  directory -fields  list -compressed boolean -release string -date string -indexoutdir outdir -outfile outfile
dbxtax -help


dbxtax is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Utils:Database indexing" command group(s).


Input section

-dbname string
Default value: taxon
-dbresource string
Default value: taxresource
-directory directory
Default value: .

Required section

-fields list
Default value: *
-compressed boolean
Default value: Y

Advanced section

-release string
Default value: 0.0
-date string
Default value: 00/00/00

Output section

-indexoutdir outdir
Default value: .
-outfile outfile


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


dbxtax is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


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05/11/2012 EMBOSS 6.4.0