R interface to genome browsers and their annotation tracks

Bioconductor version: 2.9

Extensible framework for interacting with multiple genome browsers (currently UCSC built-in) and manipulating annotation tracks in various formats (currently GFF, BED, bedGraph, BED15, WIG, and BigWig built-in). The user may export/import tracks to/from the supported browsers, as well as query and modify the browser state, such as the current viewport.

Author: Michael Lawrence, Vince Carey, Robert Gentleman

Maintainer: Michael Lawrence <michafla at gene.com>

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PDF R Script rtracklayer
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biocViews Annotation, Visualization, DataImport
Depends R (>= 2.7.0), methods, RCurl (>= 1.4-2)
Imports XML (>= 1.98-0), IRanges(>= 1.11.34), GenomicRanges(>= 1.5.42), Biostrings(>= 2.21.12), BSgenome(>= 1.15.17), zlibbioc
Suggests humanStemCell, microRNA(>= 1.1.1), genefilter, limma, org.Hs.eg.db, BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene, hgu133plus2.db, Rsamtools
System Requirements
License Artistic-2.0
Depends On Me EatonEtAlChIPseq, GGtools, r3Cseq
Imports Me ChromHeatMap, geneLenDataBase, GenomicFeatures, GGtools, R453Plus1Toolbox, Rsamtools
Suggests Me biovizBase, GenomicFeatures, GenomicRanges, GGtools, ggtut, ind1KG, MotIV, oneChannelGUI, PICS, R453Plus1Toolbox, Ringo, rMAT, TSSi
Version 1.14.4
Since Bioconductor 2.2 (R-2.7)

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