DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.pvac  

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

PCA-based gene filtering for Affymetrix arrays

Bioconductor version: 3.16

The package contains the function for filtering genes by the proportion of variation accounted for by the first principal component (PVAC).

Author: Jun Lu and Pierre R. Bushel

Maintainer: Jun Lu <jlu276 at gmail.com>, Pierre R. Bushel <bushel at niehs.nih.gov>

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biocViews Microarray, OneChannel, QualityControl, Software
Version 1.46.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.8 (R-2.13) (12 years)
License LGPL (>= 2.0)
Depends R (>= 2.8.0)
Imports affy(>= 1.20.0), stats, Biobase
Suggests pbapply, affydata, ALLMLL, genefilter
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