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Plot read counts of RiboSeq data from BAM format alignment files

Project description

RiboPlot includes programs to plot and output Ribo-Seq read counts from an alignment file (BAM format).

There are two programs in the package:

Plot and output read counts (csv) for a single transcript.
Output read counts for all transcripts in an alignment.

Free software: GPL license.



0.2.0 (2015-10-15)


  • Support for color schemes - options: default, colorbrewer, rgb, greyorfs.
  • Plot changes - colored, light background for ORF architecture, legend moved down.
  • Image DPI change 300 → 600.
  • Sample scripts to plot multiple transcripts and multiple color schemes.


  • Ability to output read counts in 5’(-v) and 3’(-r) leader region.


  1. Report error if a bam index could not be generated (ex. bam sorted using reference names instead of chromosome coordinates).
  2. No start/stop values when transcript sequences are in lower case.


  • Split into three different files.
  • Updated test configuration.


  • XML wrapper changes - remove ‘leader’, add help text and output label change [ribocount].
  • Remove unused pysam import [riboplot].
  • Replace doc includes with sym links (breaks Galaxy toolshed otherwise).
  • Updated CSS/Table styles (removed number column from table).
  • y limit is now 1.25x [riboplot].
  • Removed line width on bars [riboplot].

0.1.1 (2015-09-08)

  • Remove invalid Python 3 version (whl).
  • Remove unused test data files.
  • Remove strict dependence on matplotlib and pysam versions.
  • Cleanup MANIFEST.

0.1.0 (2015-08-24)

  • First release on PyPI.

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