DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.plotgardener  

Coordinate-Based Genomic Visualization Package for R

Bioconductor version: Release (3.17)

Coordinate-based genomic visualization package for R. It grants users the ability to programmatically produce complex, multi-paneled figures. Tailored for genomics, plotgardener allows users to visualize large complex genomic datasets and provides exquisite control over how plots are placed and arranged on a page.

Author: Nicole Kramer [aut, cre] , Eric S. Davis [aut] , Craig Wenger [aut] , Sarah Parker [ctb], Erika Deoudes [art], Michael Love [ctb], Douglas H. Phanstiel [aut, cph]

Maintainer: Nicole Kramer <nekramer at>

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biocViews FunctionalGenomics, GenomeAnnotation, GenomeAssembly, HiC, Software, Visualization
Version 1.6.4
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.14 (R-4.1) (2 years)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 4.1.0)
Imports curl, data.table, dplyr, grDevices, grid, ggplotify, IRanges, methods, plyranges, purrr, Rcpp, RColorBrewer, rlang, stats, strawr, tools, utils, withr
LinkingTo Rcpp
Suggests AnnotationDbi, AnnotationHub, BSgenome, BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, ComplexHeatmap, GenomicFeatures, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicRanges, ggplot2, InteractionSet, knitr,, rtracklayer, plotgardenerData, pdftools, png, rmarkdown, scales, showtext, testthat (>= 3.0.0), TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene
Depends On Me
Imports Me mariner, Ularcirc
Suggests Me nullranges
Links To Me
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