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This is the development version of MuData; for the stable release version, see MuData.

Serialization for MultiAssayExperiment Objects

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Save MultiAssayExperiments to h5mu files supported by muon and mudata. Muon is a Python framework for multimodal omics data analysis. It uses an HDF5-based format for data storage.

Author: Danila Bredikhin [aut, cre] , Ilia Kats [aut]

Maintainer: Danila Bredikhin <danila.bredikhin at>

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


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

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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:

Blood CITE-seq with MuData HTML R Script
Cord Blood CITE-seq with MuData HTML R Script
Getting started with MuDataMae HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DataImport, Software
Version 1.9.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.15 (R-4.2) (2 years)
License GPL-3
Depends Matrix, S4Vectors, rhdf5
Imports methods, stats, MultiAssayExperiment, SingleCellExperiment, SummarizedExperiment, DelayedArray
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Suggests HDF5Array, rmarkdown, knitr, fs, testthat, BiocStyle, covr, SingleCellMultiModal, CiteFuse, scater
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