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This is the development version of annmap; for the stable release version, see annmap.

Genome annotation and visualisation package pertaining to Affymetrix arrays and NGS analysis.

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

annmap provides annotation mappings for Affymetrix exon arrays and coordinate based queries to support deep sequencing data analysis. Database access is hidden behind the API which provides a set of functions such as genesInRange(), geneToExon(), exonDetails(), etc. Functions to plot gene architecture and BAM file data are also provided. Underlying data are from Ensembl. The annmap database can be downloaded from:

Author: Tim Yates <Tim.Yates at>

Maintainer: Chris Wirth <Christopher.Wirth at>

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


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

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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biocViews Annotation, Microarray, OneChannel, ReportWriting, Software, Transcription, Visualization
Version 1.45.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15) (11.5 years)
License GPL-2
Depends R (>= 2.15.0), methods, GenomicRanges
Imports DBI, RMySQL (>= 0.6-0), digest, Biobase, grid, lattice, Rsamtools, genefilter, IRanges, BiocGenerics
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