Rsubread: an R package for the alignment, summarization and analyses of next-generation sequencing data

Bioconductor version: Release (2.12)

This R package provides facilities for processing the read data generated by the next-gen sequencing technologies. These facilities include quality assessment, read alignment, read summarization, exon-exon junction detection, absolute expression calling and SNP discovery. This package can be used to process both short and long reads. It supports major sequencing platforms such as Illumina GA/HiSeq, Roche 454, ABI SOLiD and Ion Torrent.

Author: Wei Shi and Yang Liao with contributions from Jenny Zhiyin Dai and Timothy Triche, Jr.

Maintainer: Wei Shi <shi at>

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PDF R Script Rsubread Vignette
PDF SubreadUsersGuide.pdf
PDF   Reference Manual
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Version 1.10.5
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.8 (R-2.13)
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