DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.MutationalPatterns    

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

Comprehensive genome-wide analysis of mutational processes

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

An extensive toolset for the characterization and visualization of a wide range of mutational patterns in base substitution catalogs.

Author: Francis Blokzijl, Roel Janssen, Ruben van Boxtel, Edwin Cuppen

Maintainer: Roel Janssen <R.R.E.Janssen-10 at>, Francis Blokzijl <f.blokzijl at>

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biocViews Genetics, Software, SomaticMutation
Version 1.9.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.4 (R-3.3) (2.5 years)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 3.4.0), GenomicRanges(>= 1.24.0), NMF (>= 0.20.6)
Imports stats, parallel, S4Vectors, BiocGenerics(>= 0.18.0), VariantAnnotation(>= 1.18.1), reshape2 (>= 1.4.1), plyr (>= 1.8.3), ggplot2 (>= 2.1.0), pracma (>= 1.8.8), SummarizedExperiment(>= 1.2.2), IRanges(>= 2.6.0), GenomeInfoDb(>= 1.12.0), Biostrings(>= 2.40.0), ggdendro (>= 0.1-20), cowplot (>= 0.9.2)
Suggests BSgenome(>= 1.40.0), BSgenome.Hsapiens.1000genomes.hs37d5(>= 0.99.1), BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19(>= 1.4.0), BiocStyle(>= 2.0.3), TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene(>= 3.2.2), biomaRt(>= 2.28.0), gridExtra (>= 2.2.1), rtracklayer(>= 1.32.2), testthat
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