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Computation of functional similarities between GO terms and gene products; GO enrichment analysis

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This package implements several functions useful for computing similarities between GO terms and gene products based on their GO annotation. Moreover it allows for computing a GO enrichment analysis

Author: Holger Froehlich <frohlich at>

Maintainer: Holger Froehlich <frohlich at>

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biocViews Clustering, GO, Pathways, Software
Version 1.40.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.13 (R-3.0) (10.5 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends GO.db, annotate
Imports, AnnotationDbi, topGO, cluster, flexmix, RBGL, graph, Matrix, corpcor, Rcpp
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