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

An R Package To Add Geometric Layers On Circular Or Other Layout Tree Of "ggtree"

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

'ggtreeExtra' extends the method for mapping and visualizing associated data on phylogenetic tree using 'ggtree'. These associated data can be presented on the external panels to circular layout, fan layout, or other rectangular layout tree built by 'ggtree' with the grammar of 'ggplot2'.

Author: Shuangbin Xu [aut, cre] , Guangchuang Yu [aut, ctb]

Maintainer: Shuangbin Xu <xshuangbin at>

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biocViews Annotation, Phylogenetics, Software, Visualization
Version 1.13.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.12 (R-4.0) (3.5 years)
License GPL (>= 3)
Imports ggplot2, utils, rlang, ggnewscale, stats, ggtree, tidytree (>= 0.3.9), cli, magrittr
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