Welcome to the new bioconductor.org!


Category Analysis

Bioconductor version: Release (3.18)

A collection of tools for performing category (gene set enrichment) analysis.

Author: Robert Gentleman [aut], Seth Falcon [ctb], Deepayan Sarkar [ctb], Robert Castelo [ctb], Bioconductor Package Maintainer [cre]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at bioconductor.org>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("Category")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.3") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

Using Categories to Analyze Microarray Data PDF R Script
Using Chromosome Bands as Categories PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Annotation, GO, GeneSetEnrichment, Pathways, Software
Version 2.68.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 19 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends methods, stats4, BiocGenerics, AnnotationDbi, Biobase, Matrix
Imports utils, stats, graph, RBGL, GSEABase, genefilter, annotate, DBI
System Requirements
See More
Suggests EBarrays, ALL, Rgraphviz, RColorBrewer, xtable (>= 1.4-6), hgu95av2.db, KEGGREST, karyoploteR, geneplotter, limma, lattice, RUnit, org.Sc.sgd.db, GOstats, GO.db
Linking To
Depends On Me GOstats
Imports Me categoryCompare, cellHTS2, GmicR, interactiveDisplay, meshr, miRLAB, phenoTest, ReportingTools, scTensor
Suggests Me GSEAlm, qpgraph, RnBeads
Links To Me
Build Report Build Report

Package Archives

Follow Installation instructions to use this package in your R session.

Source Package Category_2.68.0.tar.gz
Windows Binary Category_2.68.0.zip
macOS Binary (x86_64) Category_2.68.0.tgz
macOS Binary (arm64) Category_2.68.0.tgz
Source Repository git clone https://git.bioconductor.org/packages/Category
Source Repository (Developer Access) git clone git@git.bioconductor.org:packages/Category
Bioc Package Browser https://code.bioconductor.org/browse/Category/
Package Short Url https://bioconductor.org/packages/Category/
Package Downloads Report Download Stats