DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.StructuralVariantAnnotation    

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

Variant annotations for structural variants

Bioconductor version: 3.12

StructuralVariantAnnotation contains useful helper functions for dealing with structural variants in VCF format. The packages contains functions for parsing VCFs from a number of popular callers as well as functions for dealing with breakpoints involving two separate genomic loci encoded as GRanges objects.

Author: Daniel Cameron [aut, cre] , Ruining Dong [aut]

Maintainer: Daniel Cameron <daniel.l.cameron at>

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biocViews Annotation, DataImport, Genetics, Sequencing, Software, VariantAnnotation
Version 1.6.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.9 (R-3.6) (2 years)
License GPL-3
Depends GenomicRanges, rtracklayer, VariantAnnotation, BiocGenerics, R (>= 3.6.0)
Imports assertthat, Biostrings, stringr, dplyr, methods, rlang
Suggests BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, ggplot2, devtools, testthat, roxygen2, covr, knitr, plyranges, ggbio, biovizBase, circlize, tictoc, GenomeInfoDb, IRanges, S4Vectors, SummarizedExperiment
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