DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.polyester  

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

Simulate RNA-seq reads

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

This package can be used to simulate RNA-seq reads from differential expression experiments with replicates. The reads can then be aligned and used to perform comparisons of methods for differential expression.

Author: Alyssa C. Frazee, Andrew E. Jaffe, Rory Kirchner, Jeffrey T. Leek

Maintainer: Jack Fu <jmfu at jhsph.edu>, Jeff Leek <jtleek at gmail.com>

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biocViews DifferentialExpression, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.39.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1) (9 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.0.0)
Imports Biostrings(>= 2.32.0), IRanges, S4Vectors, logspline, limma, zlibbioc
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