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Word cloud summaries of GO enrichment analysis

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A package to visualise Gene Ontology (GO) enrichment analysis results on gene lists arising from different analyses such clustering or PCA. The significant GO categories are visualised as word clouds that can be combined with different plots summarising the underlying data.

Author: Raivo Kolde <raivo.kolde at>

Maintainer: Raivo Kolde <raivo.kolde at>

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biocViews Clustering, GO, GeneExpression, Software, Visualization
Version 2.37.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1) (9.5 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.15), Rcpp
Imports plyr, grid, gProfileR, reshape2, limma, ggplot2, gtable
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