valr specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_29444
Name valr
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages C++, R
License MIT License
Computer skills Advanced
Version 0.4.1
Stability Stable
IRanges, GenomicRanges, testthat, S4Vectors, ggplot2, rmarkdown, knitr, readr, stringr, tidyr, covr, devtools, R(≥3.1.2), rlang, microbenchmark, RMySQL, purrr, tibble, cowplot, DT, dbplyr, curl, broom, dplyr(≥0.7.0)
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Jay Hesselberth

Publication for valr

valr citation


valr: Reproducible genome interval analysis in R

PMCID: 5506536
PMID: 28751969
DOI: 10.5256/f1000research.12975.r23916

[…] The valr package includes external datasets stored in the inst/extdata/ directory that were used in this manuscript. These datasets were obtained from the ENCODE Project or the UCSC genome browser . BED […]

valr institution(s)
RNA Bioscience Initiative, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA; ComAnalyzeIT LLC, Fort Collins, CO, USA
valr funding source(s)
Supported by the RNA Bioscience Initiative, a grant from the National Institutes of Health (R35 GM119550), the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (CTGGI 2016-2096), the BioFrontiers Computing Core at the BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder and the Intramural Research Program of the National Library of Medicine.

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