Tools for Working with Genetic Variants

Bioconductor version: Development (3.0)

Tools for detecting, filtering, calling, comparing and plotting variants.

Author: Michael Lawrence, Jeremiah Degenhardt, Robert Gentleman

Maintainer: Michael Lawrence <michafla at>

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PDF R Script Introduction to VariantTools
PDF   Reference Manual
Text   NEWS


biocViews GeneticVariability, Genetics, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.7.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends S4Vectors(>= 0.0.2), IRanges(>= 1.99.2), GenomicRanges(>= 1.17.7), VariantAnnotation(>= 1.11.3), methods
Imports Rsamtools(>= 1.17.6), BiocGenerics, Biostrings, parallel, gmapR(>= 1.7.2), GenomicFeatures, Matrix, rtracklayer(>= 1.25.3), BiocParallel, GenomeInfoDb
Suggests RUnit, LungCancerLines(>= 0.0.6), RBGL, graph
System Requirements
Depends On Me
Imports Me HTSeqGenie
Suggests Me

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