DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.genefu    

This package is for version 3.12 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see genefu.

Computation of Gene Expression-Based Signatures in Breast Cancer

Bioconductor version: 3.12

Description: This package contains functions implementing various tasks usually required by gene expression analysis, especially in breast cancer studies: gene mapping between different microarray platforms, identification of molecular subtypes, implementation of published gene signatures, gene selection, and survival analysis.

Author: Deena M.A. Gendoo, Natchar Ratanasirigulchai, Markus S. Schroeder, Laia Pare, Joel S. Parker, Aleix Prat, and Benjamin Haibe-Kains

Maintainer: Benjamin Haibe-Kains <benjamin.haibe.kains at>

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biocViews Classification, Clustering, DifferentialExpression, GeneExpression, Software, Visualization
Version 2.22.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.8 (R-2.13) (10 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends survcomp, mclust, limma, biomaRt, iC10, AIMS, R (>= 2.10)
Imports amap, impute
Suggests GeneMeta, breastCancerVDX, breastCancerMAINZ, breastCancerTRANSBIG, breastCancerUPP, breastCancerUNT, breastCancerNKI, rmeta, Biobase, xtable, knitr, caret, survival
Depends On Me
Imports Me consensusOV
Suggests Me breastCancerMAINZ, breastCancerNKI, breastCancerTRANSBIG, breastCancerUNT, breastCancerUPP, breastCancerVDX, GSgalgoR
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