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Tools for Sanger Sequencing Data in R

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

This package contains several tools for analyzing Sanger Sequencing data files in R, including reading .scf and .ab1 files, making basecalls and plotting chromatograms.

Author: Jonathon T. Hill, Bradley Demarest

Maintainer: Jonathon Hill <jhill at>

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


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:

Using the sangerseqR package HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews SNP, Sequencing, Software, Visualization
Version 1.40.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.14 (R-3.1) (10 years)
License GPL-2
Depends R (>= 3.5.0), Biostrings, pwalign, stringr
Imports methods, shiny
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Suggests BiocStyle, knitr, RUnit, BiocGenerics
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Depends On Me sangeranalyseR
Imports Me scifer
Suggests Me CrispRVariants, bold
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