Risa

Converting experimental metadata from ISA-tab into Bioconductor data structures

Bioconductor version: Development (3.0)

The Investigation / Study / Assay (ISA) tab-delimited format is a general purpose framework with which to collect and communicate complex metadata (i.e. sample characteristics, technologies used, type of measurements made) from experiments employing a combination of technologies, spanning from traditional approaches to high-throughput techniques. Risa allows to access metadata/data in ISA-Tab format and build Bioconductor data structures. Currently, data generated from microarray, flow cytometry and metabolomics-based (i.e. mass spectrometry) assays are supported. The package is extendable and efforts are undergoing to support metadata associated to proteomics assays.

Author: Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, Audrey Kauffmann, Steffen Neumann, Gabriella Rustici, ISA Team

Maintainer: Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, ISA Team <isatools at googlegroups.com>

To install this package, start R and enter:

    source("http://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R")
    biocLite("Risa")

To cite this package in a publication, start R and enter:

    citation("Risa")

Documentation

PDF R Script Risa: converts experimental metadata from ISA-tab into Bioconductor data structures
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Details

biocViews Annotation, DataImport, MassSpectrometry, Software
Version 1.7.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15)
License LGPL
Depends R (>= 2.0.9), Biobase(>= 2.4.0), methods, Rcpp (>= 0.9.13), biocViews, affy
Imports xcms
Suggests faahKO(>= 1.2.11)
System Requirements
URL http://isatab.sourceforge.net/
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Package Source Risa_1.7.0.tar.gz
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Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Risa_1.7.0.tgz
Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)
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