DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.ncdfFlow    

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

ncdfFlow: A package that provides HDF5 based storage for flow cytometry data.

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

Provides HDF5 storage based methods and functions for manipulation of flow cytometry data.

Author: Mike Jiang,Greg Finak,N. Gopalakrishnan

Maintainer: Mike Jiang <wjiang2 at>

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


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

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

For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


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PDF R Script Basic Functions for Flow Cytometry Data
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biocViews FlowCytometry, ImmunoOncology, Software
Version 2.29.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.8 (R-3.5) (< 6 months)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.14.0), flowCore(>= 1.45.11), RcppArmadillo, methods, BH
Imports Biobase, BiocGenerics, flowCore, flowViz, zlibbioc
LinkingTo Rcpp, RcppArmadillo, BH, Rhdf5lib
Suggests testthat, parallel
Depends On Me flowStats, flowWorkspace, ggcyto, QUALIFIER
Imports Me CytoML, openCyto
Suggests Me COMPASS, cydar
Links To Me
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