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

Generate synthetic nucleosome maps

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

This package can generate a synthetic map with reads covering the nucleosome regions as well as a synthetic map with forward and reverse reads emulating next-generation sequencing. The synthetic hybridization data of “Tiling Arrays” can also be generated. The user has choice between three different distributions for the read positioning: Normal, Student and Uniform. In addition, a visualization tool is provided to explore the synthetic nucleosome maps.

Author: Rawane Samb [aut], Astrid Deschênes [cre, aut] , Pascal Belleau [aut] , Arnaud Droit [aut]

Maintainer: Astrid Deschênes <adeschen at hotmail.com>

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


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

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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biocViews Alignment, Genetics, Sequencing, Software, StatisticalMethod
Version 1.31.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.3 (R-3.3) (8 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Imports stats, IRanges, S4Vectors, graphics, methods
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URL https://github.com/arnauddroitlab/nucleoSim
Bug Reports https://github.com/arnauddroitlab/nucleoSim/issues
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