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Simulation of ChIP-seq experiments

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

A general framework for the simulation of ChIP-seq data. Although currently focused on nucleosome positioning the package is designed to support different types of experiments.

Author: Peter Humburg

Maintainer: Peter Humburg <Peter.Humburg at>

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


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:

Simulating ChIP-seq experiments PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews ChIPSeq, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.58.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.5 (R-2.10) (14.5 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends Biostrings(>= 2.29.2)
Imports IRanges, XVector, Biostrings, ShortRead, graphics, methods, stats, utils
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