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eds: Low-level reader for Alevin EDS format

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

This packages provides a single function, readEDS. This is a low-level utility for reading in Alevin EDS format into R. This function is not designed for end-users but instead the package is predominantly for simplifying package dependency graph for other Bioconductor packages.

Author: Avi Srivastava [aut, cre], Michael Love [aut, ctb]

Maintainer: Avi Srivastava <asrivastava at>

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


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

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


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:

eds: Low-level reader function for Alevin EDS format HTML R Script
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biocViews GeneExpression, RNASeq, Sequencing, SingleCell, Software
Version 1.6.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.16 (R-4.2) (1.5 years)
License GPL-2
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Imports Rcpp
System Requirements C++11
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Suggests knitr, tximportData, testthat (>= 3.0.0)
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