DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.makecdfenv    

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

CDF Environment Maker

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

This package has two functions. One reads a Affymetrix chip description file (CDF) and creates a hash table environment containing the location/probe set membership mapping. The other creates a package that automatically loads that environment.

Author: Rafael A. Irizarry <rafa at>, Laurent Gautier <laurent at>, Wolfgang Huber <w.huber at>, Ben Bolstad <bmb at>

Maintainer: James W. MacDonald <jmacdon at>

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


To install this package, start R (version "3.6") and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))
BiocManager::install("makecdfenv", version = "3.9")

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:



PDF R Script makecdfenv primer
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biocViews DataImport, OneChannel, Preprocessing, Software
Version 1.59.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 14 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.6.0), affyio
Imports Biobase, affy, methods, stats, utils, zlibbioc
Depends On Me altcdfenvs
Imports Me
Suggests Me
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