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

Make read coverage plots from BigWig files

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

Tools to visualise read coverage from sequencing experiments together with genomic annotations (genes, transcripts, peaks). Introns of long transcripts can be rescaled to a fixed length for better visualisation of exonic read coverage.

Author: Kaur Alasoo [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Kaur Alasoo <kaur.alasoo at>

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biocViews AlternativeSplicing, ChIPSeq, Coverage, GeneExpression, ImmunoOncology, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software, Transcription, Visualization
Version 1.27.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.5 (R-3.4) (7 years)
License Apache License 2.0
Depends R (>= 3.6)
Imports dplyr, ggplot2 (>= 2.2.0), GenomicRanges, rtracklayer, cowplot, assertthat, purrr, S4Vectors, IRanges, GenomeInfoDb
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Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, biomaRt, GenomicFeatures, testthat, ensembldb, EnsDb.Hsapiens.v86,, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg38.knownGene, AnnotationDbi, AnnotationFilter
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