Journal Article

ShortRead: a bioconductor package for input, quality assessment and exploration of high-throughput sequence data

Martin Morgan, Simon Anders, Michael Lawrence, Patrick Aboyoun, Hervé Pagès and Robert Gentleman

in Bioinformatics

Volume 25, issue 19, pages 2607-2608
Published in print October 2009 | ISSN: 1367-4803
Published online August 2009 | e-ISSN: 1460-2059 | DOI:

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Summary: ShortRead is a package for input, quality assessment, manipulation and output of high-throughput sequencing data. ShortRead is provided in the R and Bioconductor environments, allowing ready access to additional facilities for advanced statistical analysis, data transformation, visualization and integration with diverse genomic resources.

Availability and Implementation: This package is implemented in R and available at the Bioconductor web site; the package contains a ‘vignette’ outlining typical work flows.


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Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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