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Affymetrix File Parsing SDK

Bioconductor version: 2.14

Package for parsing Affymetrix files (CDF, CEL, CHP, BPMAP, BAR). It provides methods for fast and memory efficient parsing of Affymetrix files using the Affymetrix' Fusion SDK. Both ASCII- and binary-based files are supported. Currently, there are methods for reading chip definition file (CDF) and a cell intensity file (CEL). These files can be read either in full or in part. For example, probe signals from a few probesets can be extracted very quickly from a set of CEL files into a convenient list structure.

Author: Henrik Bengtsson [aut], James Bullard [aut], Robert Gentleman [ctb], Kasper Daniel Hansen [aut, cre], Martin Morgan [ctb]

Maintainer: Kasper Daniel Hansen <khansen at>

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biocViews DataImport, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.36.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.7 (R-2.2)
License LGPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.6.0)
Suggests R.utils (>= 1.29.8), AffymetrixDataTestFiles
System Requirements
Depends On Me ITALICS, pdInfoBuilder, rMAT, Starr
Imports Me affyILM, AffyTiling, cn.farms, GeneRegionScan, ITALICS, oligo, rMAT
Suggests Me

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