Package for analysis of Illumina microarrays bead level data. Package blima includes several bead level algorithms to support bead level and probe level analysis of the data. It utilizes its own method for background correction, performs variance stabilizing method on the bead level and bead level quantile normalization. It also provides some basic methods for differential expression testing.

Bioconductor version: Development (3.0)

Analysis of bead level data.

Author: Vojtech Kulvait

Maintainer: Vojtech Kulvait <kulvait at>

To install this package, start R and enter:


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


PDF R Script blima.pdf
PDF   Reference Manual
Text   NEWS


biocViews Microarray, Normalization, Preprocessing, Software
Version 0.99.59
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 3.0.0)
Imports beadarray(>= 2.0.0), Biobase(>= 2.0.0), BiocGenerics, grDevices, stats, graphics
Suggests xtable, blimaTestingData, BiocStyle, illuminaHumanv4.db, lumi
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Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me blimaTestingData

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