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This package is for version 3.2 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see GOstats.

Tools for manipulating GO and microarrays.

Bioconductor version: 3.2

A set of tools for interacting with GO and microarray data. A variety of basic manipulation tools for graphs, hypothesis testing and other simple calculations.

Author: R. Gentleman and S. Falcon

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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PDF Hypergeometric tests for less common model organisms
PDF Hypergeometric Tests Using GOstats
PDF Visualizing Data Using GOstats
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biocViews Annotation, GO, GeneExpression, GeneSetEnrichment, GraphAndNetwork, Microarray, MultipleComparison, Pathways, Software
Version 2.36.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 11 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.10), Biobase(>= 1.15.29), Category(>= 2.3.26), graph
Imports methods, stats, stats4, AnnotationDbi(>= 0.0.89), Biobase(>= 1.15.29), Category(>= 2.3.26), GO.db(>= 1.13.0), RBGL, annotate(>= 1.13.2), graph(>= 1.15.15), AnnotationForge
Suggests hgu95av2.db(>= 1.13.0), ALL, GO.db(>= 1.13.0), annotate, multtest, genefilter, RColorBrewer, Rgraphviz, xtable, SparseM, GSEABase, geneplotter,, RUnit, BiocGenerics
Depends On Me attract, MineICA, RDAVIDWebService
Imports Me affycoretools, attract, categoryCompare, facopy, mvGST, ProCoNA, ReportingTools, systemPipeR
Suggests Me BiocCaseStudies, Category, eisa, fastLiquidAssociation, GSEAlm, HTSanalyzeR, interactiveDisplay, MineICA, miRLAB, MLP, MmPalateMiRNA, neaGUI, oneChannelGUI, phenoDist, qpgraph, RnBeads, safe
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