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Changing genomic coordinate systems with rtracklayer::liftOver

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

The liftOver facilities developed in conjunction with the UCSC browser track infrastructure are available for transforming data in GRanges formats. This is illustrated here with an image of the EBI/NHGRI GWAS catalog that is, as of May 10 2017, distributed with coordinates defined by NCBI build hg38.

Author: Bioconductor Package Maintainer [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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Version 1.28.0
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.3.0), gwascat, GenomicRanges, rtracklayer, Homo.sapiens, BiocGenerics
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