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RNA editing tools in R

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Toolkit for identification and statistical testing of RNA editing signals from within R. Provides support for identifying sites from bulk-RNA and single cell RNA-seq datasets, and general methods for extraction of allelic read counts from alignment files. Facilitates annotation and exploratory analysis of editing signals using Bioconductor packages and resources.

Author: Kent Riemondy [aut, cre] , Kristen Wells-Wrasman [aut] , Ryan Sheridan [ctb] , Jay Hesselberth [ctb] , RNA Bioscience Initiative [cph, fnd]

Maintainer: Kent Riemondy <kent.riemondy at>

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biocViews Alignment, Annotation, Coverage, Epitranscriptomics, FeatureExtraction, MultipleComparison, RNASeq, Sequencing, SingleCell, Software
Version 1.3.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.18 (R-4.3) (0.5 years)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Imports stats, methods, GenomicRanges, IRanges, Rsamtools, BSgenome, Biostrings, SummarizedExperiment, SingleCellExperiment, S4Vectors, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicAlignments, GenomicFeatures, BiocGenerics, BiocParallel, rtracklayer, Matrix, cli
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