DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.GoogleGenomics    

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R Client for Google Genomics API

Bioconductor version: 3.8

Provides an R package to interact with the Google Genomics API.

Author: Cassie Doll, Nicole Deflaux

Maintainer: Siddhartha Bagaria <bagaria.siddhartha at>

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biocViews DataImport, Genetics, Software, ThirdPartyClient
Version 2.4.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.1 (R-3.2) (4 years)
License Apache License (== 2.0) | file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 3.1.0), GenomicAlignments(>= 1.0.1), VariantAnnotation
Imports Biostrings, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicRanges, IRanges, httr, rjson, Rsamtools, S4Vectors(>= 0.9.25), Biobase, methods, utils
Suggests BiocStyle, RProtoBuf, httpuv, knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, ggbio, ggplot2, BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19,, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene
SystemRequirements GNU make
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