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LoomExperiment container

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

The LoomExperiment package provide a means to easily convert the Bioconductor "Experiment" classes to loom files and vice versa.

Author: Martin Morgan, Daniel Van Twisk

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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


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

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


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


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

An introduction to the LoomExperiment class HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DataImport, DataRepresentation, ImmunoOncology, Infrastructure, SingleCell, Software
Version 1.22.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.8 (R-3.5) (5.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.5.0), S4Vectors, SingleCellExperiment, SummarizedExperiment, methods, rhdf5, BiocIO
Imports DelayedArray, GenomicRanges, HDF5Array, Matrix, stats, stringr, utils
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