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Visualization Functions for CRISPR gRNAs

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

Provides functionalities to visualize and contextualize CRISPR guide RNAs (gRNAs) on genomic tracks across nucleases and applications. Works in conjunction with the crisprBase and crisprDesign Bioconductor packages. Plots are produced using the Gviz framework.

Author: Jean-Philippe Fortin [aut, cre], Luke Hoberecht [aut]

Maintainer: Jean-Philippe Fortin <fortin946 at>

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biocViews CRISPR, FunctionalGenomics, GeneTarget, Software
Version 1.5.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.16 (R-4.2) (1.5 years)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 4.2.0), crisprBase(>= 0.99.15), crisprDesign(>= 0.99.77)
Imports BiocGenerics, Biostrings, BSgenome, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicFeatures, GenomicRanges, grDevices, Gviz, IRanges, methods, S4Vectors, txdbmaker
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