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Full masked genome sequences for Rattus norvegicus (UCSC version rn5)

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Full genome sequences for Rattus norvegicus (Rat) as provided by UCSC (rn5, Mar. 2012) and stored in Biostrings objects. The sequences are the same as in BSgenome.Rnorvegicus.UCSC.rn5, except that each of them has the 4 following masks on top: (1) the mask of assembly gaps (AGAPS mask), (2) the mask of intra-contig ambiguities (AMB mask), (3) the mask of repeats from RepeatMasker (RM mask), and (4) the mask of repeats from Tandem Repeats Finder (TRF mask). Only the AGAPS and AMB masks are "active" by default.

Author: The Bioconductor Dev Team

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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biocViews AnnotationData, BSgenome, Genetics, Rattus_norvegicus
Version 1.3.99
License Artistic-2.0
Depends BSgenome(>= 1.31.8), BSgenome.Rnorvegicus.UCSC.rn5
Imports BSgenome, BSgenome.Rnorvegicus.UCSC.rn5
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