GO-terms Semantic Similarity Measures

Bioconductor version: 2.9

Implemented five methods proposed by Resnik, Schlicker, Jiang, Lin and Wang respectively for estimating GO semantic similarities. Support many species, including Anopheles, Arabidopsis, Bovine, Canine, Chicken, Chimp, Coelicolor, E coli strain K12 and Sakai, Fly, Human, Malaria, Mouse, Pig, Rhesus, Rat, Worm, Xenopus, Yeast, and Zebrafish.

Author: Guangchuang Yu

Maintainer: Guangchuang Yu <guangchuangyu at gmail.com>

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biocViews GO, Clustering, Pathways, Bioinformatics
Depends DOSE, R (>= 2.10)
Imports methods, AnnotationDbi, GO.db, org.Hs.eg.db, org.Ag.eg.db, org.At.tair.db, org.Bt.eg.db, org.Ce.eg.db, org.Cf.eg.db, org.Dm.eg.db, org.Dr.eg.db, org.EcK12.eg.db, org.EcSakai.eg.db, org.Gg.eg.db, org.Mm.eg.db, org.Mmu.eg.db, org.Pf.plasmo.db, org.Pt.eg.db, org.Rn.eg.db, org.Sc.sgd.db, org.Sco.eg.db, org.Ss.eg.db, org.Xl.eg.db
Suggests clusterProfiler
System Requirements
License GPL-2
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me clusterProfiler, DOSE
Version 1.12.1
Since Bioconductor 2.4 (R-2.9)

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