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This is the development version of GOstats; for the stable release version, see GOstats.

Tools for manipulating GO and microarrays

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

A set of tools for interacting with GO and microarray data. A variety of basic manipulation tools for graphs, hypothesis testing and other simple calculations.

Author: Robert Gentleman [aut], Seth Falcon [ctb], Robert Castelo [ctb], Sonali Kumari [ctb] (Converted vignettes from Sweave to R Markdown / HTML.), Dennis Ndubi [ctb] (Converted GOstatsHyperG vignette from Sweave to R Markdown / HTML.), Bioconductor Package Maintainer [cre]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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biocViews Annotation, GO, GeneExpression, GeneSetEnrichment, GraphAndNetwork, Microarray, MultipleComparison, Pathways, Software
Version 2.69.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 19 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.10), Biobase(>= 1.15.29), Category(>= 2.43.2), graph
Imports methods, stats, stats4, AnnotationDbi(>= 0.0.89), GO.db(>= 1.13.0), RBGL, annotate(>= 1.13.2), AnnotationForge, Rgraphviz
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Suggests hgu95av2.db(>= 1.13.0), ALL, multtest, genefilter, RColorBrewer, xtable, SparseM, GSEABase, geneplotter,, RUnit, BiocGenerics, BiocStyle, knitr
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Depends On Me MineICA, PloGO2
Imports Me affycoretools, attract, categoryCompare, GmicR, ideal, miRLAB, netZooR, pcaExplorer, ReportingTools, scTensor, SGCP
Suggests Me a4, Category, fastLiquidAssociation, fgga, GSEAlm, interactiveDisplay, MineICA, MLP, qpgraph, RnBeads, safe
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