[BioC] How to display chromosome rapresentation ?

J.Oosting at lumc.nl J.Oosting at lumc.nl
Thu Mar 19 13:47:57 CET 2009

Hi Giulio,

The paintCytobands() function of the quantsmooth package gives nice
pictures of chromosomes. Also the idiogram and geneplotter packages help
in visualizing genomic information.

> I have several results of a CGH analysis, where a statistic is plotted
> vs the chromosomes length. Does anybody know if there's a way to plot
> graphical representation of each chromosome, with the regions etc etc,
> so  I can  overlay it with my  plot  and directly compare which area
> the plot corresponds to which region of the chromosome ?
> It would be great to have directly a way where i can impute the
> statistic, the BP and the chr number and to obtain the plot together
> with the regions of the chromosome.
> Any suggestion or idea would be appreciated...
> thanks in advance,
> Giulio

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