chromPlot specifications

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Command line interface
Input data:
ChromPlot takes data as R objects of data.frame class. Tables must follow the BED format, which is commonly used to share genomic annotations. The columns Chrom, Start, End are mandatory and column names must match these words exactly. A Name, Group, and Statistic column can be added to provide a genomic element ID, category, or continuous values when appropriate.
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Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
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Academic or non-commercial use
Output data:
ChromPlot creates karyotype-like graphs and the data can be plotted on three areas along the x axis, to the left, to the right and on the chromosome. Multiple tracks may be overlaid or shown on different chromosomal sides.
GNU General Public License version 2.0


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chromPlot support


  • Ricardo Verdugo <>


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Programa de Genética Humana ICBM, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Independencia, Santiago, Chile

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FONDECYT Initiation Project 11121666

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