DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.LoomExperiment    

This package is for version 3.12 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see LoomExperiment.

LoomExperiment container

Bioconductor version: 3.12

The LoomExperiment class provide a means to easily convert Bioconductor's "Experiment" classes to loom files and vice versa.

Author: Martin Morgan, Daniel Van Twisk

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at bioconductor.org>

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biocViews DataImport, DataRepresentation, ImmunoOncology, Infrastructure, SingleCell, Software
Version 1.8.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.8 (R-3.5) (2.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.5.0), S4Vectors, SingleCellExperiment, SummarizedExperiment, methods, rhdf5, rtracklayer
Imports DelayedArray, GenomicRanges, HDF5Array, Matrix, stats, stringr, utils
Suggests testthat, BiocStyle, knitr, reticulate
Depends On Me
Imports Me HCAExplorer
Suggests Me HCAMatrixBrowser
Links To Me
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