Code for Building Annotation Database Packages

Bioconductor version: Release (2.11)

Provides code for generating Annotation packages and their databases. Packages produced are intended to be used with AnnotationDbi.

Author: Marc Carlson, Herve Pages

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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PDF R Script Creating an annotation package with a new database schema
PDF R Script Creating probe packages
PDF R Script SQLForge: An easy way to create a new annotation package with a standard database schema.
PDF   Reference Manual
Text   NEWS


biocViews Annotation, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.0.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.7.0), methods, utils, BiocGenerics(>= 0.1.13), Biobase(>= 1.17.0), AnnotationDbi(>= 1.19.15),
Imports methods, utils, DBI, RSQLite, BiocGenerics, Biobase
Suggests DBI (>= 0.2-4), RSQLite (>= 0.6-4), XML, RCurl, hgu95av2.db, human.db0, affy, Homo.sapiens, hom.Hs.inp.db, GO.db
System Requirements
Depends On Me
Imports Me GGHumanMethCancerPanelv1.db, GOstats, illuminaHumanv1.db, illuminaHumanv2.db, illuminaHumanv3.db, illuminaHumanv4.db, illuminaHumanWGDASLv3.db, illuminaHumanWGDASLv4.db, illuminaMousev1.db, illuminaMousev1p1.db, illuminaMousev2.db, illuminaRatv1.db
Suggests Me AnnotationDbi

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Package Source AnnotationForge_1.0.3.tar.gz
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