DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.Category  

This package is for version 3.16 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see Category.

Category Analysis

Bioconductor version: 3.16

A collection of tools for performing category (gene set enrichment) analysis.

Author: Robert Gentleman [aut], Seth Falcon [ctb], Deepayan Sarkar [ctb], Robert Castelo [ctb], Bioconductor Package Maintainer [cre]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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biocViews Annotation, GO, GeneSetEnrichment, Pathways, Software
Version 2.64.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 18 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends methods, stats4, BiocGenerics, AnnotationDbi, Biobase, Matrix
Imports utils, stats, graph, RBGL, GSEABase, genefilter, annotate, DBI
Suggests EBarrays, ALL, Rgraphviz, RColorBrewer, xtable (>= 1.4-6), hgu95av2.db, KEGGREST, karyoploteR, geneplotter, limma, lattice, RUnit, org.Sc.sgd.db, GOstats, GO.db
Depends On Me GOstats
Imports Me categoryCompare, cellHTS2, GmicR, interactiveDisplay, meshr, miRLAB, phenoTest, ReportingTools, scTensor
Suggests Me GSEAlm, qpgraph, RnBeads
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