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

Annotation tools for Affymetrix biological metadata

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Functions for handling data from Bioconductor Affymetrix annotation data packages. Produces compact HTML and text reports including experimental data and URL links to many online databases. Allows searching biological metadata using various criteria.

Author: Colin A. Smith <colin at>

Maintainer: Colin A. Smith <colin at>

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


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

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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:

annaffy Primer PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Annotation, GO, Microarray, OneChannel, Pathways, ReportWriting, Software
Version 1.77.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 19 years)
License LGPL
Depends R (>= 2.5.0), methods, Biobase, BiocManager, GO.db
Imports AnnotationDbi(>= 0.1.15), DBI
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Suggests hgu95av2.db, multtest, tcltk
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Depends On Me webbioc
Imports Me a4Base
Suggests Me metaMA
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