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Functions useful for those doing repetitive analyses with Affymetrix GeneChips

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Various wrapper functions that have been written to streamline the more common analyses that a core Biostatistician might see.

Author: James W. MacDonald

Maintainer: James W. MacDonald <jmacdon at>

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


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

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


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:

Creating annotated output with \Biocpkg{affycoretools} and ReportingTools HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews GeneExpression, Microarray, OneChannel, ReportWriting, Software
Version 1.76.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.8 (R-2.3) (18 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends Biobase, methods
Imports affy, limma, GOstats, gcrma, splines, xtable, AnnotationDbi, ggplot2, gplots, oligoClasses, ReportingTools, hwriter, lattice, S4Vectors, edgeR, RSQLite, BiocGenerics, DBI, Glimma
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Suggests affydata, hgfocuscdf, BiocStyle, knitr, hgu95av2.db, rgl, rmarkdown
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