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Methods for Spike-in Arrays

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

The package contains functions that can be used to compare expression measures on different array platforms.

Author: Matthew N McCall <mccallm at>, Rafael A Irizarry <rafa at>

Maintainer: Matthew N McCall <mccallm at>

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


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") 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:

spkTools: Spike-in Data Analysis and Visualization PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Microarray, Software, Technology
Version 1.60.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.4 (R-2.9) (15.5 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.7.0), Biobase(>= 2.5.5)
Imports Biobase(>= 2.5.5), graphics, grDevices, gtools, methods, RColorBrewer, stats, utils
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