Visualizing Multiple Sequence Alignments with 'ggplot2'

Create extensible figures of multiple sequence alignments, using the 'ggplot2' plotting engine. 'alignfigr' will create a baseline figure of a multiple sequence alignment which can be fully customized to the user's liking with standard 'ggplot2' features.

R package for creating multiple sequence alignment figures. Using the endless power of ggplot2, alignfigR creates colorful graphical representations of your sequence alignments. alignfigR will provide you with a ggplot object which you can further customize however you wish.

For usage instructions and examples, see the alignfigR vignette.

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Release of Version 0.1.1

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0.1.1 by Stephanie J. Spielman, 6 months ago

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Authors: Stephanie J. Spielman [aut, cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-2 license

Imports ggplot2

Suggests knitr

See at CRAN