GenomeInfoDb: Utilities for manipulating chromosome names, including modifying them to follow a particular naming style

Contains data and functions that define and allow translation between different chromosome sequence naming conventions (e.g., "chr1" versus "1"), including a function that attempts to place sequence names in their natural, rather than lexicographic, order.

Package details

AuthorSonali Arora, Martin Morgan, Marc Carlson, H. Pagès
Bioconductor views Annotation DataRepresentation Genetics GenomeAnnotation
MaintainerBioconductor Package Maintainer <>
Package repositoryView on Bioconductor
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


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GenomeInfoDb documentation built on April 9, 2021, 6 p.m.