DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.OncoScore    

This is the development version of OncoScore; for the stable release version, see OncoScore.

A tool to identify potentially oncogenic genes

Bioconductor version: Development (3.17)

OncoScore is a tool to measure the association of genes to cancer based on citation frequencies in biomedical literature. The score is evaluated from PubMed literature by dynamically updatable web queries.

Author: Luca De Sano [aut] , Carlo Gambacorti Passerini [ctb], Rocco Piazza [ctb], Daniele Ramazzotti [cre, aut] , Roberta Spinelli [ctb]

Maintainer: Luca De Sano <luca.desano at gmail.com>

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biocViews BiomedicalInformatics, Software
Version 1.27.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.3 (R-3.3) (6.5 years)
License file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 4.1.0)
Imports biomaRt, grDevices, graphics, utils, methods
Suggests BiocGenerics, BiocStyle, knitr, testthat
URL https://github.com/danro9685/OncoScore
BugReports https://github.com/danro9685/OncoScore
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