ggmsa is designed for visualization and annotation of multiple sequence alignment. It implements functions to visualize publication-quality multiple sequence alignments (protein/DNA/RNA) in R extremely simple and powerful.

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🔨 Installation

~~You can install ggmsa from CRAN using install.packages('ggmsa'). ~~

Alternatively you can grab the development version from github using devtools:

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💡 Quick Example

protein_sequences <- system.file("extdata", "sample.fasta", package = "ggmsa")
ggmsa(protein_sequences, start = 221, end = 280, char_width = 0.5, seq_name = T) + geom_seqlogo() + geom_msaBar()

📚 Learn more

Check out the guides for learning everything there is to know about all the different features:

🏃 Author


Department of Bioinformatics, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Southern Medical University

💖 Contributing

We welcome any contributions! By participating in this project you agree to abide by the terms outlined in the Contributor Code of Conduct.