Plot stacked logos for single or multiple DNA, RNA and amino acid sequence

Bioconductor version: Release (2.11)

The motifStack package is designed for graphic representation of multiple motifs with different similarity scores. It works with both DNA/RNA sequence motif and amino acid sequence motif. In addition, it provides the flexibility for users to customize the graphic parameters such as the font type and symbol colors.

Author: Jianhong Ou, Michael Brodsky, Scot Wolfe and Lihua Julie Zhu

Maintainer: Jianhong Ou <jianhong.ou at>

To install this package, start R and enter:


To cite this package in a publication, start R and enter:



PDF R Script motifStack Vignette
PDF   Reference Manual
Text   NEWS


biocViews GenomicsSequence, SequenceMatching, Software, Visualization
Version 1.0.4
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.15.1), methods, grImport
Imports grImport, grid, XML
Suggests RUnit, BiocGenerics, MotIV
System Requirements
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me

Package Downloads

Package Source motifStack_1.0.4.tar.gz
Windows Binary (32- & 64-bit)
MacOS 10.5 (Leopard) motifStack_1.0.4.tgz
Package Downloads Report Download Stats

Mailing Lists »

Post questions about Bioconductor packages to our mailing lists. Read the posting guide before posting!

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center