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BANDITS: Bayesian ANalysis of DIfferenTial Splicing

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

BANDITS is a Bayesian hierarchical model for detecting differential splicing of genes and transcripts, via differential transcript usage (DTU), between two or more conditions. The method uses a Bayesian hierarchical framework, which allows for sample specific proportions in a Dirichlet-Multinomial model, and samples the allocation of fragments to the transcripts. Parameters are inferred via Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) techniques and a DTU test is performed via a multivariate Wald test on the posterior densities for the average relative abundance of transcripts.

Author: Simone Tiberi [aut, cre].

Maintainer: Simone Tiberi <simone.tiberi at>

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biocViews AlternativeSplicing, Bayesian, DifferentialExpression, DifferentialSplicing, GeneExpression, Genetics, MultipleComparison, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software, StatisticalMethod, Transcription, Visualization
Version 1.20.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.9 (R-3.6) (5 years)
License GPL (>= 3)
Depends R (>= 4.3.0)
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