DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.ArrayExpress    

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

Access the ArrayExpress Microarray Database at EBI and build Bioconductor data structures: ExpressionSet, AffyBatch, NChannelSet

Bioconductor version: Development (3.8)

Access the ArrayExpress Repository at EBI and build Bioconductor data structures: ExpressionSet, AffyBatch, NChannelSet

Author: Audrey Kauffmann, Ibrahim Emam, Michael Schubert

Maintainer: Ugis Sarkans <ugis at>

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if (!require("BiocManager"))
BiocManager::install("ArrayExpress", version = "devel")


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PDF R Script ArrayExpress: Import and convert ArrayExpress data sets into R object
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biocViews DataImport, Microarray, OneChannel, Software, TwoChannel
Version 1.41.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.3 (R-2.8) (9.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.9.0), Biobase(>= 2.4.0)
Imports XML, oligo, limma
Suggests affy
Depends On Me DrugVsDisease, maEndToEnd
Imports Me
Suggests Me gCMAPWeb, Hiiragi2013
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