To install this package, start R and enter:


In most cases, you don't need to download the package archive at all.


Representation and manpulation of external sequences

Bioconductor version: 2.14

Memory efficient S4 classes for storing sequences "externally" (behind an R external pointer, or on disk).

Author: H. Pages and P. Aboyoun

Maintainer: H. Pages <hpages at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("XVector")):


To install this package, start R and enter:



PDF   Reference Manual


biocViews DataRepresentation, Infrastructure, Software
Version 0.4.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.13 (R-3.0)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.8.0), methods, BiocGenerics(>= 0.7.2), IRanges(>= 1.21.25)
Imports methods, BiocGenerics, IRanges
Suggests Biostrings, drosophila2probe, RUnit
System Requirements
Depends On Me Biostrings, motifRG, Rsamtools, rSFFreader, triplex
Imports Me Biostrings, BSgenome, ChIPsim, CNEr, DECIPHER, gcrma, GenomicRanges, Gviz, motifRG, R453Plus1Toolbox, rSFFreader, rtracklayer, TFBSTools, VariantAnnotation
Suggests Me IRanges

Package Archives

Follow Installation instructions to use this package in your R session.

Package Source XVector_0.4.0.tar.gz
Windows Binary (32- & 64-bit)
Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) XVector_0.4.0.tgz
Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) XVector_0.4.0.tgz
Browse/checkout source (username/password: readonly)
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