DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.ExpressionAtlas  

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

Download datasets from EMBL-EBI Expression Atlas

Bioconductor version: 3.16

This package is for searching for datasets in EMBL-EBI Expression Atlas, and downloading them into R for further analysis. Each Expression Atlas dataset is represented as a SimpleList object with one element per platform. Sequencing data is contained in a SummarizedExperiment object, while microarray data is contained in an ExpressionSet or MAList object.

Author: Maria Keays [aut] , Pedro Madrigal [cre]

Maintainer: Pedro Madrigal <pmadrigal at>

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biocViews ArrayExpress, ExperimentData, ExpressionData, MicroarrayData, SequencingData, Software
Version 1.26.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.3 (R-3.3) (7 years)
License GPL (>= 3)
Depends R (>= 4.2.0), methods, Biobase, SummarizedExperiment, limma, S4Vectors, xml2, RCurl, jsonlite, BiocStyle
Imports utils, XML, httr
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