caRpools: CRISPR AnalyzeR for Pooled CRISPR Screens

CRISPR-Analyzer for pooled CRISPR screens (caRpools) provides an end-to-end analysis of CRISPR screens including quality control, hit candidate analysis, visualization and automated report generation using R markdown. Needs MAGeCK (, bowtie2 for all functions. CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) is a method to perform genome editing. See <> for more information on CRISPR.

Version: 0.83
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.0)
Imports: rmarkdown, VennDiagram, DESeq2, sm, biomaRt, seqinr, scatterplot3d, xlsx
Suggests: BiocGenerics, knitr, stringi
Published: 2015-12-06
Author: Jan Winter, Florian Heigwer
Maintainer: Jan Winter <jan.winter at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL]
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: MAGeCK (=0.51, from, bowtie2 (
CRAN checks: caRpools results


Reference manual: caRpools.pdf
Vignettes: The caRpools package - Analysis of pooled CRISPR Screens
Package source: caRpools_0.83.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: not available
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: caRpools_0.83.tgz
Old sources: caRpools archive


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