bioseq: A Toolbox for Manipulating Biological Sequences in R

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The purpose of bioseq is to provide a collection of classes and functions for biological sequence manipulation in R. The package provides simple S3 classes for sequences that are suitable for inclusion in a data frame and that can be analysed using the dplyr grammar and other tidyverse tools.


You can install the development version of bioseq from GitHub with:



There are two vignettes available to get started with the package:


If you use bioseq please cite Keck F. (2020) Handling biological sequences in R with the bioseq package. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.13490