This guide shows how to plot groups of chromosomes, this can be used to plot heteromorphic pairs
For v. > 1.1.0

1 Load package

visit gitlab for installation instructions https://gitlab.com/ferroao/idiogramFISH

2 Adding the column group

Open your chromosome data - Chr. size - as data.frame and add column

4 Plot heteromorphic pairs

It can be used to plot heteromorphic pairs, see pair 1

chrName shortArmSize longArmSize group
1 1A 3 5 1
2 1B 3 5 1
4 2 1 3 NA
5 3 3 5 NA
6 4 4 6 NA

Marks positions’ data

Open or write your mark positions as a data.frame. This data.frame has the marks present in all karyotypes with position info.

chrName markName chrRegion markSize markDistCen
1A 5S p 1 0.9
1B 45S p 1 0.9
2 CMA q 1 1.0
3 DAPI q 1 1.0

5 Holocentrics in groups

Let’s modify some data.frames to add a group