Batch annotation of the peaks identified from either ChIP-seq or ChIP-chip experiments.

Bioconductor version: 2.8

The package includes functions to retrieve the sequences around the peak, obtain enriched Gene Ontology (GO) terms, find the nearest gene, exon, miRNA or custom features such as most conserved elements and other transcription factor binding sites supplied by users. This package leverages the biomaRt, IRanges, Biostrings, BSgenome, GO.db, multtest and stat packages

Author: Lihua Julie Zhu, Herve Pages, Claude Gazin, Nathan Lawson,Simon Lin, David Lapointe and Michael Green

Maintainer: Lihua Julie Zhu <julie.zhu at>

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biocViews Annotation, ChIPseq, ChIPchip
Depends biomaRt, multtest, IRanges, Biostrings, BSgenome, BSgenome.Ecoli.NCBI.20080805, GO.db,, limma
Imports biomaRt, multtest, IRanges, Biostrings, BSgenome, GO.db, limma
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License GPL (>= 2)
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me oneChannelGUI
Version 1.9.0
Since Bioconductor 2.5 (R-2.10)

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