DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.ffpe  

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

Quality assessment and control for FFPE microarray expression data

Bioconductor version: 3.16

Identify low-quality data using metrics developed for expression data derived from Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) data. Also a function for making Concordance at the Top plots (CAT-plots).

Author: Levi Waldron

Maintainer: Levi Waldron <lwaldron.research at gmail.com>

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biocViews GeneExpression, Microarray, QualityControl, Software
Version 1.42.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.10 (R-2.15) (11 years)
License GPL (>2)
Depends R (>= 2.10.0), TTR, methods
Imports Biobase, BiocGenerics, affy, lumi, methylumi, sfsmisc
Suggests genefilter, ffpeExampleData
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