rSFFreader reads in sff files generated by Roche 454 and Life Sciences Ion Torrent sequencers

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rSFFreader reads sequence, qualities and clip point values from sff files generated by Roche 454 and Life Sciences Ion Torrent sequencers. The plan is to also write out sff files and to read in flowgrams with some utils

Author: Matt Settles <msettles at>, Sam Hunter, Brice Sarver, Ilia Zhbannikov, Kyu-Chul Cho

Maintainer: Matt Settles <msettles at>

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biocViews DataImport, HighThroughputSequencing, Sequencing, Software
Version 0.6.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.13.0), Biostrings(>= 2.25.12), IRanges(>= 1.15.42), GenomicRanges, ShortRead(>= 1.15.9), xtable, methods
Imports methods, Biostrings, IRanges, ShortRead, GenomicRanges, Biobase
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