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This is the development version of CoverageView; for the stable release version, see CoverageView.

Coverage visualization package for R

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

This package provides a framework for the visualization of genome coverage profiles. It can be used for ChIP-seq experiments, but it can be also used for genome-wide nucleosome positioning experiments or other experiment types where it is important to have a framework in order to inspect how the coverage distributed across the genome

Author: Ernesto Lowy

Maintainer: Ernesto Lowy <ernestolowy at>

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


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

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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:

Easy visualization of the read coverage PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews ChIPSeq, ImmunoOncology, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software, Technology, Visualization
Version 1.43.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.14 (R-3.1) (10.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.10), methods, Rsamtools(>= 1.19.17), rtracklayer
Imports S4Vectors(>= 0.7.21), IRanges(>= 2.3.23), GenomicRanges, GenomicAlignments, parallel, tools
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