DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.goseq  

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Gene Ontology analyser for RNA-seq and other length biased data

Bioconductor version: 3.16

Detects Gene Ontology and/or other user defined categories which are over/under represented in RNA-seq data

Author: Matthew Young

Maintainer: Matthew Young <my4 at sanger.ac.uk>, Nadia Davidson <nadia.davidson at mcri.edu.au>

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biocViews GO, GeneExpression, ImmunoOncology, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software, Transcription
Version 1.50.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.6 (R-2.11) (13 years)
License LGPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.11.0), BiasedUrn, geneLenDataBase(>= 1.9.2)
Imports mgcv, graphics, stats, utils, AnnotationDbi, GO.db, BiocGenerics
Suggests edgeR, org.Hs.eg.db, rtracklayer
Depends On Me rgsepd
Imports Me ChAMP, ideal, SMITE
Suggests Me sparrow
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