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Tools for Working With Synteny Objects

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Shared order between genomic sequences provide a great deal of information. Synteny objects produced by the R package DECIPHER provides quantitative information about that shared order. SynExtend provides tools for extracting information from Synteny objects.

Author: Nicholas Cooley [aut, cre] , Aidan Lakshman [aut, ctb] , Adelle Fernando [ctb], Erik Wright [aut]

Maintainer: Nicholas Cooley <npc19 at>

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


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

UsingSynExtend HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Clustering, ComparativeGenomics, DataImport, Genetics, Software
Version 1.16.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.11 (R-4.0) (4 years)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 4.3.0), DECIPHER(>= 2.28.0)
Imports methods, Biostrings, S4Vectors, IRanges, utils, stats, parallel, graphics, grDevices, RSQLite, DBI
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