To install this package, start R and enter:

## try http if https is not available

In most cases, you don't need to download the package archive at all.



Quantify and Annotate Short Reads in R

Bioconductor version: Release (3.1)

This package provides a framework for the quantification and analysis of Short Reads. It covers a complete workflow starting from raw sequence reads, over creation of alignments and quality control plots, to the quantification of genomic regions of interest.

Author: Anita Lerch, Dimos Gaiditzis and Michael Stadler

Maintainer: Michael Stadler <michael.stadler at>

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


To install this package, start R and enter:

## try http if https is not available


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



PDF R Script An introduction to QuasR
PDF   Reference Manual
Text   NEWS


biocViews Alignment, ChIPSeq, Coverage, Genetics, MethylSeq, Preprocessing, QualityControl, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.8.4
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (2.5 years)
License GPL-2
Depends parallel, GenomicRanges(>= 1.13.3), Rbowtie
Imports methods, zlibbioc, BiocGenerics, S4Vectors, IRanges, BiocInstaller, Biobase, Biostrings, BSgenome, Rsamtools(>= 1.19.38), GenomicFeatures(>= 1.17.13), ShortRead(>= 1.19.1), GenomicAlignments, BiocParallel, GenomeInfoDb
LinkingTo Rsamtools
Suggests rtracklayer, Gviz, RUnit, BiocStyle
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me
Build Report  

Package Archives

Follow Installation instructions to use this package in your R session.

Package Source QuasR_1.8.4.tar.gz
Windows Binary (64-bit only)
Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) QuasR_1.8.4.tgz
Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) QuasR_1.8.4.tgz
Subversion source (username/password: readonly)
Git source
Package Short Url
Package Downloads Report Download Stats

Documentation »


R / CRAN packages and documentation

Support »

Please read the posting guide. Post questions about Bioconductor to one of the following locations:

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center