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Cluster Merging for Flow Cytometry Data

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Merging of mixture components for model-based automated gating of flow cytometry data using the flowClust framework. Note: users should have a working copy of flowClust 2.0 installed.

Author: Greg Finak <gfinak at>, Raphael Gottardo <rgottard at>

Maintainer: Greg Finak <gfinak at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("flowMerge")):


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if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


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Merging Mixture Components for Cell Population Identification in Flow Cytometry Data The flowMerge Package. HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Clustering, FlowCytometry, ImmunoOncology, Software
Version 2.52.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.5 (R-2.10) (14.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends graph, feature, flowClust, Rgraphviz, foreach, snow
Imports rrcov, flowCore, graphics, methods, stats, utils
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