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Illumina EPIC data on immunomagnetic sorted peripheral adult blood cells

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Raw data objects to be used for blood cell proportion estimation in minfi and similar packages. The FlowSorted.Blood.EPIC object is based in samples assayed by Brock Christensen and colleagues; for details see Salas et al. 2018.

Author: Lucas A. Salas [cre, aut], Devin C. Koestler [aut], Rondi A. Butler [ctb], Helen M. Hansen [ctb], John K. Wiencke [ctb], Karl T. Kelsey [ctb], Brock C. Christensen [ctb], Kasper Daniel Hansen [ctb] (author and maintainer of the original minfi estimateCellCounts and internal functions), Jean-Philippe Fortin [ctb] (contributor in the original minfi estimateCellCounts and internal functions), Shan V. Andrews [ctb] (contributor in the original minfi estimateCellCounts and internal functions), E. Andres Houseman [ctb] (author of the original quadratic programming function used for cell projection), Andrew E Jaffe [ctb] (author of the original estimateCellCounts and internal functions within minfi)

Maintainer: Lucas A. Salas <lucas.a.salas.diaz at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("FlowSorted.Blood.EPIC")):


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


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biocViews ExperimentData, Genome, Homo_sapiens_Data, MethylationArrayData, MicroarrayData, Tissue, TissueMicroarrayData
Version 2.8.0
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 3.5), minfi(>= 1.21.2), ExperimentHub
Imports genefilter, nlme, quadprog, graphics, stats, utils, AnnotationHub, SummarizedExperiment, S4Vectors
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Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, FlowSorted.CordBlood.450k, FlowSorted.Blood.450k(>= 1.0.1), EpiDISH, FlowSorted.CordBloodNorway.450k, testthat, IlluminaHumanMethylation450kmanifest(>= 0.2.0), IlluminaHumanMethylationEPICmanifest, IlluminaHumanMethylation450kanno.ilmn12.hg19(>= 0.2.1), IlluminaHumanMethylationEPICanno.ilm10b4.hg19
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Enhances FlowSorted.CordBloodCombined.450k(>= 1.11.5)
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Suggests Me DMRcate, wateRmelon, FlowSorted.CordBloodCombined.450k
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