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

Handle Illumina methylation data

Bioconductor version: Development (3.3)

This package provides classes for holding and manipulating Illumina methylation data. Based on eSet, it can contain MIAME information, sample information, feature information, and multiple matrices of data. An "intelligent" import function, methylumiR can read the Illumina text files and create a MethyLumiSet. methylumIDAT can directly read raw IDAT files from HumanMethylation27 and HumanMethylation450 microarrays. Normalization, background correction, and quality control features for GoldenGate, Infinium, and Infinium HD arrays are also included.

Author: Sean Davis, Pan Du, Sven Bilke, Tim Triche, Jr., Moiz Bootwalla

Maintainer: Sean Davis <sdavis2 at>

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PDF An Introduction to the methylumi package
PDF Working with Illumina 450k Arrays using methylumi
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biocViews CpGIsland, DNAMethylation, Preprocessing, QualityControl, Software, TwoChannel
Version 2.17.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.5 (R-2.10) (6 years)
License GPL-2
Depends Biobase, methods, R (>= 2.13), scales, reshape2, ggplot2, matrixStats, FDb.InfiniumMethylation.hg19(>= 2.2.0), minfi
Imports BiocGenerics, S4Vectors, IRanges, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicRanges, SummarizedExperiment, Biobase, graphics, lattice, annotate, genefilter, AnnotationDbi, minfi, stats4, illuminaio
Suggests lumi, lattice, limma, xtable, SQN, MASS, matrixStats, parallel, rtracklayer, Biostrings, methyAnalysis, TCGAMethylation450k, IlluminaHumanMethylation450kanno.ilmn12.hg19, FDb.InfiniumMethylation.hg18(>= 2.2.0), Homo.sapiens, knitr
Depends On Me RnBeads, skewr, wateRmelon
Imports Me ffpe, lumi, methyAnalysis, missMethyl
Suggests Me IlluminaHumanMethylation450k.db
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