DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.BSgenome.Btaurus.UCSC.bosTau6.masked    

This is the development version of BSgenome.Btaurus.UCSC.bosTau6.masked; for the stable release version, see BSgenome.Btaurus.UCSC.bosTau6.masked.

Full masked genome sequences for Bos taurus (UCSC version bosTau6)

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

Full genome sequences for Bos taurus (Cow) as provided by UCSC (bosTau6, Nov. 2009) and stored in Biostrings objects. The sequences are the same as in BSgenome.Btaurus.UCSC.bosTau6, except that each of them has the 4 following masks on top: (1) the mask of assembly gaps (AGAPS mask), (2) the mask of intra-contig ambiguities (AMB mask), (3) the mask of repeats from RepeatMasker (RM mask), and (4) the mask of repeats from Tandem Repeats Finder (TRF mask). Only the AGAPS and AMB masks are "active" by default.

Author: The Bioconductor Dev Team

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To install this package, start R (version "3.6") and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))
BiocManager::install("BSgenome.Btaurus.UCSC.bosTau6.masked", version = "3.9")

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biocViews AnnotationData, BSgenome, Bos_taurus, Genetics
Version 1.3.99
License Artistic-2.0
Depends BSgenome(>= 1.31.8), BSgenome.Btaurus.UCSC.bosTau6
Imports BSgenome, BSgenome.Btaurus.UCSC.bosTau6
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