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Basic graphic utilities for visualization of genomic data.

Bioconductor version: 2.13

The biovizBase package is designed to provide a set of utilities, color schemes and conventions for genomic data. It serves as the base for various high-level packages for biological data visualization. This saves development effort and encourages consistency.

Author: Tengfei Yin, Michael Lawrence, Dianne Cook

Maintainer: Tengfei Yin <yintengfei at>

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PDF R Script An Introduction to biovizBase
PDF intro-shrink-single.pdf
PDF intro-shrinkageFun.pdf
PDF   Reference Manual
Text   NEWS


biocViews Bioinformatics, Infrastructure, Preprocessing, Software, Visualization
Version 1.10.8
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.9 (R-2.14)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.10), methods
Imports methods, grDevices, stats, scales, Hmisc, RColorBrewer, dichromat, BiocGenerics, IRanges, GenomicRanges(>= 1.13.3), Biostrings, Rsamtools(>= 1.13.1), GenomicFeatures
Suggests BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene, BSgenome, rtracklayer
System Requirements
Depends On Me qrqc
Imports Me ggbio, Gviz, qrqc
Suggests Me

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