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Differential gene expression analysis based on the negative binomial distribution

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Estimate variance-mean dependence in count data from high-throughput sequencing assays and test for differential expression based on a model using the negative binomial distribution.

Author: Michael Love, Simon Anders, Wolfgang Huber

Maintainer: Michael Love <michaelisaiahlove at>

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biocViews ChIPSeq, DifferentialExpression, GeneExpression, RNASeq, SAGE, Sequencing, Software, Transcription
Version 1.14.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (4 years)
License LGPL (>= 3)
Depends S4Vectors(>= 0.9.25), IRanges, GenomicRanges, SummarizedExperiment(>= 1.1.6)
Imports BiocGenerics(>= 0.7.5), Biobase, BiocParallel, genefilter, methods, locfit, geneplotter, ggplot2, Hmisc, Rcpp (>= 0.11.0)
LinkingTo Rcpp, RcppArmadillo
Suggests testthat, knitr, BiocStyle, vsn, pheatmap, RColorBrewer, airway, IHW, tximport, tximportData, readr, pasilla(>= 0.2.10)
Depends On Me ASpli, DChIPRep, DEXSeq, FourCSeq, MLSeq, rgsepd, TCC, XBSeq
Imports Me anamiR, debrowser, DEFormats, DEsubs, DiffBind, eegc, EnrichmentBrowser, FourCSeq, GenoGAM, Glimma, HTSFilter, IHWpaper, isomiRs, JunctionSeq, pcaExplorer, regionReport, ReportingTools, SNPhood, systemPipeR, ToPASeq
Suggests Me biobroom, BiocGenerics, compcodeR, DEGreport, derfinder, diffloop, gage, GenomicAlignments, GenomicRanges, IHW, JctSeqData, oneChannelGUI, phyloseq, recount, RUVSeq, scran, Single.mTEC.Transcriptomes, subSeq, tximport, variancePartition
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