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co-expression of lincRNAs and protein-coding genes

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This package provides methods to compute co-expression networks of lincRNAs and protein-coding genes. Biological terms associated with the sets of protein-coding genes predict the biological contexts of lincRNAs according to the 'Guilty by Association' approach.

Author: Manuel Goepferich, Carl Herrmann

Maintainer: Manuel Goepferich <manuel.goepferich at>

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biocViews BiologicalQuestion, GeneExpression, GeneRegulation, Software
Version 1.18.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.4 (R-3.3) (4.5 years)
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