LoomFile-class: LoomFile objects

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A LoomFile class represents a loom file based on the Linnarson Lab's http://linnarssonlab.org/loompy/index.html. A loom file is encoded as an hdf5 file. A loom file consists of a main matrix, optional additional layers, a variable number of row and column annotations and sparse graph objects. It is used to efficienctly stroe very large omics datasets.

The LoomFile class extends the functionality of the RTLFile from the rtracklayer package.


Daniel Van Twisk

LoomExperiment documentation built on Nov. 8, 2020, 5:41 p.m.