r-varianttools 1.32.0 Tools for exploratory analysis of variant calls

Explore, diagnose, and compare variant calls using filters. The VariantTools package supports a workflow for loading data, calling single sample variants and tumor-specific somatic mutations or other sample-specific variant types (e.g., RNA editing). Most of the functions operate on alignments (BAM files) or datasets of called variants. The user is expected to have already aligned the reads with a separate tool, e.g., GSNAP via gmapR.