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Prediction of pri-miRNA Transcription Start Site

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A fast, convenient tool to identify the TSSs of miRNAs by integrating the data of H3K4me3 and Pol II as well as combining the conservation level and sequence feature, provided within both command-line and graphical interfaces, which achieves a better performance than the previous non-cell-specific methods on miRNA TSSs.

Author: Pumin Li [aut, cre], Qi Xu [aut], Jie Li [aut], Jin Wang [aut]

Maintainer: Pumin Li <ipumin at 163.com>

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biocViews GeneRegulation, Genetics, ImmunoOncology, Preprocessing, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software, Transcription
Version 1.20.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.8 (R-3.5) (5.5 years)
License GPL-2
Depends R (>= 3.5.0)
Imports GenomicRanges(>= 1.32.2), S4Vectors(>= 0.18.2), rtracklayer(>= 1.40.3), dplyr (>= 0.7.6), stringr (>= 1.3.1), tidyr (>= 0.8.1), Biostrings(>= 2.48.0), purrr (>= 0.2.5), BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg38(>= 1.4.1), phastCons100way.UCSC.hg38(>= 3.7.1), GenomicScores(>= 1.4.1), shiny (>= 1.0.5), Gviz(>= 1.24.0), BiocGenerics(>= 0.26.0), IRanges(>= 2.14.10), TFBSTools(>= 1.18.0), JASPAR2018(>= 1.1.1), tibble (>= 1.4.2), R.utils (>= 2.6.0), stats, utils
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