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

ncdfFlow: A package that provides HDF5 based storage for flow cytometry data.

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

Provides HDF5 storage based methods and functions for manipulation of flow cytometry data.

Author: Mike Jiang,Greg Finak,N. Gopalakrishnan

Maintainer: Mike Jiang <mike at>

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


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:

Basic Functions for Flow Cytometry Data PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews FlowCytometry, ImmunoOncology, Software
Version 2.49.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.9 (R-2.14) (12.5 years)
License AGPL-3.0-only
Depends R (>= 2.14.0), flowCore(>= 1.51.7), methods, BH
Imports Biobase, BiocGenerics, flowCore, zlibbioc
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Suggests testthat, parallel, flowStats, knitr
Linking To cpp11, BH, Rhdf5lib
Depends On Me ggcyto
Imports Me flowStats, flowWorkspace, openCyto
Suggests Me COMPASS, cydar
Links To Me
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