DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.piano    

This package is for version 3.10 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see piano.

Platform for integrative analysis of omics data

Bioconductor version: 3.10

Piano performs gene set analysis using various statistical methods, from different gene level statistics and a wide range of gene-set collections. Furthermore, the Piano package contains functions for combining the results of multiple runs of gene set analyses.

Author: Leif Varemo Wigge <piano.rpkg at gmail.com> and Intawat Nookaew <piano.rpkg at gmail.com>

Maintainer: Leif Varemo Wigge <piano.rpkg at gmail.com>

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biocViews DifferentialExpression, GeneExpression, GeneSetEnrichment, Microarray, Pathways, Preprocessing, QualityControl, Software, Visualization
Version 2.2.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (7 years)
License GPL (>=2)
Depends R (>= 3.5)
Imports BiocGenerics, Biobase, gplots, igraph, relations, marray, fgsea, shiny, DT, htmlwidgets, shinyjs, shinydashboard, visNetwork, scales, grDevices, graphics, stats, utils, methods
Suggests yeast2.db, rsbml, plotrix, limma, affy, plier, affyPLM, gtools, biomaRt, snowfall, AnnotationDbi, knitr, rmarkdown, BiocStyle
URL http://www.sysbio.se/piano
BugReports https://github.com/varemo/piano/issues
Depends On Me
Imports Me PharmacoGx
Suggests Me BloodCancerMultiOmics2017
Links To Me
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