DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.QuasR    

This package is for version 3.8 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see QuasR.

Quantify and Annotate Short Reads in R

Bioconductor version: 3.8

This package provides a framework for the quantification and analysis of Short Reads. It covers a complete workflow starting from raw sequence reads, over creation of alignments and quality control plots, to the quantification of genomic regions of interest.

Author: Anita Lerch, Dimos Gaiditzis and Michael Stadler

Maintainer: Michael Stadler <michael.stadler at fmi.ch>

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biocViews Alignment, ChIPSeq, Coverage, Genetics, ImmunoOncology, MethylSeq, Preprocessing, QualityControl, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.22.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (6 years)
License GPL-2
Depends parallel, GenomicRanges(>= 1.13.3), Rbowtie
Imports methods, grDevices, graphics, utils, zlibbioc, BiocGenerics, S4Vectors(>= 0.9.25), IRanges, BiocManager, Biobase, Biostrings, BSgenome, Rsamtools(>= 1.19.38), GenomicFeatures(>= 1.17.13), ShortRead(>= 1.19.1), GenomicAlignments, BiocParallel, GenomeInfoDb, rtracklayer, GenomicFiles
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Suggests Gviz, RUnit, BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown
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