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Managing alignment tallies using a hdf5 backend

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

This package contains functions to interact with tally data from NGS experiments that is stored in HDF5 files.

Author: Paul Theodor Pyl

Maintainer: Paul Theodor Pyl <paul.theodor.pyl at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("h5vc")):


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

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


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:

Building a minimal genome browser with h5vc and shiny HTML R Script
h5vc -- Tour HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Software
Version 2.38.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.13 (R-3.0) (11 years)
License GPL (>= 3)
Depends grid, gridExtra, ggplot2
Imports rhdf5, reshape, S4Vectors, IRanges, Biostrings, Rsamtools(>= 2.13.1), methods, GenomicRanges, abind, BiocParallel, BatchJobs, h5vcData, GenomeInfoDb
System Requirements GNU make
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Suggests knitr, locfit, BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, biomaRt, BSgenome.Hsapiens.NCBI.GRCh38, RUnit, BiocGenerics, rmarkdown
Linking To Rhtslib(>= 1.99.1)
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