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

BeadArray Specific Methods for Illumina Methylation and Expression Microarrays

Bioconductor version: 3.2

The lumi package provides an integrated solution for the Illumina microarray data analysis. It includes functions of Illumina BeadStudio (GenomeStudio) data input, quality control, BeadArray-specific variance stabilization, normalization and gene annotation at the probe level. It also includes the functions of processing Illumina methylation microarrays, especially Illumina Infinium methylation microarrays.

Author: Pan Du, Richard Bourgon, Gang Feng, Simon Lin

Maintainer: Pan Du <dupan.mail at>

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PDF Analyze Illumina Infinium methylation microarray data
PDF Evaluation of VST algorithm in lumi package
PDF Resolve the inconsistency of Illumina identifiers through nuID
PDF Using lumi A package processing Illumina Microarray
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biocViews DNAMethylation, Microarray, OneChannel, Preprocessing, QualityControl, Software, TwoChannel
Version 2.22.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.0 (R-2.5) (9 years)
License LGPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.10), Biobase(>= 2.5.5)
Imports affy(>= 1.23.4), methylumi(>= 2.3.2), GenomicFeatures, GenomicRanges, annotate, Biobase(>= 2.5.5), lattice, mgcv (>= 1.4-0), nleqslv, KernSmooth, preprocessCore, RSQLite, DBI, AnnotationDbi, MASS, graphics, stats, stats4, methods
Suggests beadarray, limma, vsn, lumiBarnes, lumiHumanAll.db, lumiHumanIDMapping, genefilter, RColorBrewer
Depends On Me arrayMvout, ffpeExampleData, iCheck, lumiBarnes, lumiHumanIDMapping, lumiMouseIDMapping, lumiRatIDMapping, MAQCsubset, MAQCsubsetILM, mvoutData, wateRmelon
Imports Me ffpe, methyAnalysis, MineICA
Suggests Me beadarray, blima, methylumi, tigre
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