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

Analysing cool files in R with HiContacts

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

HiContacts provides a collection of tools to analyse and visualize Hi-C datasets imported in R by HiCExperiment.

Author: Jacques Serizay [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Jacques Serizay <jacquesserizay at gmail.com>

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


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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To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

Introduction to HiContacts HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DNA3DStructure, HiC, Software
Version 1.5.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.16 (R-4.2) (1.5 years)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 4.2), HiCExperiment
Imports InteractionSet, SummarizedExperiment, GenomicRanges, IRanges, GenomeInfoDb, S4Vectors, methods, BiocGenerics, BiocIO, BiocParallel, RSpectra, Matrix, tibble, tidyr, dplyr, readr, stringr, ggplot2, ggrastr, scales, stats, utils
System Requirements
URL https://github.com/js2264/HiContacts
Bug Reports https://github.com/js2264/HiContacts/issues
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Suggests HiContactsData, rtracklayer, GenomicFeatures, Biostrings, BSgenome.Scerevisiae.UCSC.sacCer3, WGCNA, Rfast, terra, patchwork, testthat (>= 3.0.0), BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown
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Depends On Me
Imports Me OHCA
Suggests Me HiCExperiment, HiCool
Links To Me
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