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High Throughput Sequencing Cell Authentication Toolkit

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

The seqCAT package uses variant calling data (in the form of VCF files) from high throughput sequencing technologies to authenticate and validate the source, function and characteristics of biological samples used in scientific endeavours.

Author: Erik Fasterius [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Erik Fasterius <erik.fasterius at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("seqCAT")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

seqCAT: The High Throughput Sequencing Cell Authentication Toolkit HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Coverage, GenomicVariation, Sequencing, Software, VariantAnnotation
Version 1.26.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.6 (R-3.4) (6.5 years)
License MIT + file LICENCE
Depends R (>= 3.6), GenomicRanges(>= 1.26.4), VariantAnnotation(>= 1.20.3)
Imports dplyr (>= 0.5.0), GenomeInfoDb(>= 1.13.4), ggplot2 (>= 2.2.1), grid (>= 3.5.0), IRanges(>= 2.8.2), methods, rtracklayer, rlang, scales (>= 0.4.1), S4Vectors(>= 0.12.2), stats, SummarizedExperiment(>= 1.4.0), tidyr (>= 0.6.1), utils
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Source Package seqCAT_1.26.0.tar.gz
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