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Mariner: Explore the Hi-Cs

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Tools for manipulating paired ranges and working with Hi-C data in R. Functionality includes manipulating/merging paired regions, generating paired ranges, extracting/aggregating interactions from `.hic` files, and visualizing the results. Designed for compatibility with plotgardener for visualization.

Author: Eric Davis [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Eric Davis <ericscottdavis at>

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


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:

Introduction to mariner HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews FunctionalGenomics, HiC, Software, Visualization
Version 1.4.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.17 (R-4.3) (1 year)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 4.2.0)
Imports methods, S4Vectors, BiocGenerics, BiocManager, GenomicRanges, InteractionSet, data.table, stats, rlang, glue, assertthat, plyranges, magrittr, dbscan, purrr, progress, GenomeInfoDb, strawr (>= 0.0.91), DelayedArray, HDF5Array, abind, BiocParallel, IRanges, SummarizedExperiment, rhdf5, plotgardener, RColorBrewer, colourvalues, utils, grDevices, graphics, grid
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Suggests knitr, testthat (>= 3.0.0), dplyr, rmarkdown, ExperimentHub, marinerData
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