This example should really be part of the previous post (here), about the first segment of the overview tutorial for Qiime (here). One script in Qiime makes a heatmap, and it is quite something. To do this example, I modified #7 from last time to save
otu_table.txtin a sub-directory rather than write to the screen. The second command makes the heat map.
Here are the commands:
The primary author, Jesse Stombaugh, and also the library authors Erik Bosrup (overLIB) and John Resig (jQuery) obviously put a huge amount of effort into this.
I am not sure why the default output from this example (by Taxonomy) looks so weird. Anybody know why there are so many duplicate row names?
I would probably make the red used for the highest counts a brighter color.
Put this on the list for more investigation.