Linear Models for Microarray Data

Bioconductor version: 2.8

Data analysis, linear models and differential expression for microarray data.

Author: Gordon Smyth with contributions from Matthew Ritchie, Jeremy Silver, James Wettenhall, Natalie Thorne, Mette Langaas, Egil Ferkingstad, Marcus Davy, Francois Pepin, Dongseok Choi, Davis McCarthy, Di Wu, Alicia Oshlack, Carolyn de Graaf, Yifang Hu, Wei Shi and Belinda Phipson.

Maintainer: Gordon Smyth <smyth at>

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biocViews Microarray, OneChannel, TwoChannel, DataImport, QualityControl, Preprocessing, Bioinformatics, DifferentialExpression, MultipleComparisons, TimeCourse
Depends R (>= 2.3.0), methods
Suggests affy, MASS,, splines, statmod (>= 1.2.2), vsn
System Requirements
License LGPL
Depends On Me a4Base, AffyExpress, affylmGUI, Agi4x44PreProcess, AgiMicroRna, attract, CALIB, CCl4, cghMCR, ChIPpeakAnno, clippda, codelink, convert, coRNAi, HTqPCR, limmaGUI, LVSmiRNA, maDB, maigesPack, marray, nem, oneChannelGUI, qpcrNorm, Ringo, RMAGEML, RTools4TB, snapCGH, TurboNorm
Imports Me affycoretools, ArrayExpress, arrayQuality, arrayQualityMetrics, ArrayTools, attract, beadarray, betr, CALIB, ChIPpeakAnno, edgeR, explorase, GeneSelector, HTqPCR, iChip, maSigPro, OLIN, PatientGeneSets, phenoTest, Ringo, RNAinteract, RNAither, snapCGH, SSPA, timecourse, vsn
Suggests Me ABarray, beadarraySNP, BiocCaseStudies, BioNet, Category, CMA, dyebias, GeneSelector, GEOquery, GSRI, GSVA, les, lumi, methylumi, MLP, oligo, PGSEA, plw, puma, rtracklayer
Version 3.8.3
Since Bioconductor 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier

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