CDF Environment Maker

Bioconductor version: 2.10

This package has two functions. One reads a Affymetrix chip description file (CDF) and creates a hash table environment containing the location/probe set membership mapping. The other creates a package that automatically loads that environment.

Author: Rafael A. Irizarry <rafa at>, Laurent Gautier <laurent at>, Wolfgang Huber <w.huber at>, Ben Bolstad <bmb at>

Maintainer: James W. MacDonald <jmacdon at>

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PDF R Script makecdfenv primer
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biocViews DataImport, OneChannel, Preprocessing, Software
Depends R (>= 2.6.0), methods
Imports Biobase, affy, methods, stats, utils, zlibbioc
System Requirements
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends On Me altcdfenvs
Imports Me
Suggests Me
Version 1.34.0
Since Bioconductor 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier

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