DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.affycoretools    

This is the development version of affycoretools; to use it, please install the devel version of Bioconductor.

Functions useful for those doing repetitive analyses with Affymetrix GeneChips

Bioconductor version: Development (3.10)

Various wrapper functions that have been written to streamline the more common analyses that a core Biostatistician might see.

Author: James W. MacDonald

Maintainer: James W. MacDonald <jmacdon at>

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biocViews GeneExpression, Microarray, OneChannel, ReportWriting, Software
Version 1.57.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.8 (R-2.3) (13.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends Biobase, methods
Imports affy, limma, GOstats, gcrma, splines, xtable, AnnotationDbi, ggplot2, gplots, oligoClasses, ReportingTools, hwriter, lattice, S4Vectors, edgeR, RSQLite, BiocGenerics, DBI
Suggests affydata, hgfocuscdf, BiocStyle, knitr, hgu95av2.db, rgl, rmarkdown
Depends On Me AgiMicroRna
Imports Me
Suggests Me
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