DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.tidybulk    

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

Brings transcriptomics to the tidyverse

Bioconductor version: 3.12

This is a collection of utility functions that allow to perform exploration of and calculations to RNA sequencing data, in a modular, pipe-friendly and tidy fashion.

Author: Stefano Mangiola [aut, cre], Maria Doyle [ctb]

Maintainer: Stefano Mangiola <mangiolastefano at gmail.com>

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HTML R Script Comparison with base R
HTML R Script Manuscript code - differential transcript abundance
HTML R Script Manuscript code - transcriptional signature identification
HTML R Script Overview of the tidybulk package
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biocViews AssayDomain, Clustering, DifferentialExpression, GeneExpression, Infrastructure, Normalization, QualityControl, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software, Transcription, Transcriptomics
Version 1.2.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.11 (R-4.0) (1 year)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 4.0.0)
Imports tibble, readr, dplyr, magrittr, tidyr, stringr, rlang, purrr, preprocessCore, stats, parallel, utils, lifecycle, scales, SummarizedExperiment, methods
Suggests BiocStyle, testthat, vctrs, AnnotationDbi, BiocManager, Rsubread, e1071, edgeR, limma, org.Hs.eg.db, org.Mm.eg.db, sva, GGally, knitr, qpdf, covr, Seurat, KernSmooth, Rtsne, S4Vectors, ggplot2, widyr, clusterProfiler, msigdbr, DESeq2, broom, survival, boot, betareg, tidyHeatmap, pasilla, ggrepel, devtools, functional
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