DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.Rbowtie2    

This is the development version of Rbowtie2; for the stable release version, see Rbowtie2.

An R Wrapper for Bowtie2 and AdapterRemoval

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

This package provides an R wrapper of the popular bowtie2 sequencing reads aligner and AdapterRemoval, a convenient tool for rapid adapter trimming, identification, and read merging.

Author: Zheng Wei, Wei Zhang

Maintainer: Zheng Wei <wzweizheng at qq.com>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("Rbowtie2")):


To install this package, start R (version "3.6") and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))
BiocManager::install("Rbowtie2", version = "3.9")

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


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biocViews Alignment, Preprocessing, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.5.0
License GPL (>= 3)
Depends R (>= 3.5)
Suggests knitr
SystemRequirements C++11
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