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

Mariner: Explore the Hi-Cs

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Tools for manipulating paired ranges and working with Hi-C data in R. Functionality includes manipulating/merging paired regions, generating paired ranges, extracting/aggregating interactions from `.hic` files, and visualizing the results. Designed for compatibility with plotgardener for visualization.

Author: Eric Davis [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Eric Davis <ericscottdavis at>

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


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:

Introduction to mariner HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews FunctionalGenomics, HiC, Software, Visualization
Version 1.5.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.17 (R-4.3) (1 year)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 4.2.0)
Imports methods, S4Vectors, BiocGenerics, BiocManager, GenomicRanges, InteractionSet, data.table, stats, rlang, glue, assertthat, plyranges, magrittr, dbscan, purrr, progress, GenomeInfoDb, strawr (>= 0.0.91), DelayedArray, HDF5Array, abind, BiocParallel, IRanges, SummarizedExperiment, rhdf5, plotgardener, RColorBrewer, colourvalues, utils, grDevices, graphics, grid
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Suggests knitr, testthat (>= 3.0.0), dplyr, rmarkdown, ExperimentHub, marinerData
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