DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.ggtree    

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an R package for visualization and annotation of phylogenetic trees with their covariates and other associated data

Bioconductor version: 3.8

'ggtree' extends the 'ggplot2' plotting system which implemented the grammar of graphics. 'ggtree' is designed for visualization and annotation of phylogenetic trees with their covariates and other associated data.

Author: Guangchuang Yu [aut, cre, cph] , Tommy Tsan-Yuk Lam [aut, ths], Justin Silverman [ctb], Bradley Jones [ctb], Watal M. Iwasaki [ctb]

Maintainer: Guangchuang Yu <guangchuangyu at>

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HTML R Script 01 ggtree Introduction
HTML R Script 02 Tree Visualization
HTML R Script 03 Tree Manipulation
HTML R Script 04 Tree Annotation
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biocViews Alignment, Annotation, Clustering, DataImport, MultipleSequenceAlignment, ReproducibleResearch, Software, Visualization
Version 1.14.6
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.1 (R-3.2) (4 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.4.0)
Imports ape, dplyr, ggplot2 (>= 3.0.0), grDevices, grid, magrittr, methods, purrr, rlang, rvcheck (>= 0.1.0), scales, tibble, tidyr, tidytree (>= 0.1.9), treeio(>= 1.3.14), utils
Suggests colorspace, cowplot, emojifont, ggimage, knitr, prettydoc, rmarkdown, testthat
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Imports Me LINC, LymphoSeq, philr, singleCellTK, universalmotif
Suggests Me metagenomeFeatures, treeio
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