DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.flowBeads  

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

flowBeads: Analysis of flow bead data

Bioconductor version: 3.16

This package extends flowCore to provide functionality specific to bead data. One of the goals of this package is to automate analysis of bead data for the purpose of normalisation.

Author: Nikolas Pontikos

Maintainer: Nikolas Pontikos <n.pontikos at gmail.com>

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biocViews CellBasedAssays, FlowCytometry, ImmunoOncology, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.36.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.13 (R-3.0) (9.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.15.0), methods, Biobase, rrcov, flowCore
Imports flowCore, rrcov, knitr, xtable
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