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Flexible Heatmaps for Functional Genomics and Sequence Features

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

This package provides functions for plotting heatmaps of genome-wide data across genomic intervals, such as ChIP-seq signals at peaks or across promoters. Many functions are also provided for investigating sequence features.

Author: Malcolm Perry <mgperry32 at>

Maintainer: Malcolm Perry <mgperry32 at>

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


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:

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biocViews FunctionalGenomics, SequenceMatching, Software, Visualization
Version 1.28.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.5 (R-3.4) (7 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.5.0)
Imports methods, grDevices, graphics, stats, Biostrings, GenomicRanges, IRanges, KernSmooth, plotrix, Matrix, EBImage, RColorBrewer, BiocGenerics, GenomeInfoDb
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