caRpools specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_10464
Name caRpools
Alternative name CRISPR-AnalyzeR for pooled screens
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data caRpools requires a FASTA file with sgRNA identifiers and sequences, FASTQ or processed sgRNA readcount files of samples, template files for report generation, and a parameter and screen description file.
Output data It provides diagnostic plots to evaluate screening performance, including read-count distribution and sequencing depth plots for each sample, as well as sgRNA coverage and evaluation of included control sgRNAs.
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Michael Boutros <>

Publication for CRISPR-AnalyzeR for pooled screens

caRpools institution(s)
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Division Signaling and Functional Genomics and Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
caRpools funding source(s)
This work was supported in part by an ERC Advanced Grant, an iMED grant and a DKFZ Postdoc Fellowship.

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