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This is the development version of eds; for the stable release version, see eds.

eds: Low-level reader for Alevin EDS format

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

This packages provides a single function, readEDS. This is a low-level utility for reading in Alevin EDS format into R. This function is not designed for end-users but instead the package is predominantly for simplifying package dependency graph for other Bioconductor packages.

Author: Avi Srivastava [aut, cre], Michael Love [aut, ctb]

Maintainer: Avi Srivastava <asrivastava at>

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


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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:

eds: Low-level reader function for Alevin EDS format HTML R Script
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biocViews GeneExpression, RNASeq, Sequencing, SingleCell, Software
Version 1.7.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.16 (R-4.2) (1.5 years)
License GPL-2
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Imports Rcpp
System Requirements C++11
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Suggests knitr, tximportData, testthat (>= 3.0.0)
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