DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.sesame    

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

Tools For Analyzing Illumina Infinium DNA Methylation Arrays

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

Tools For analyzing Illumina Infinium DNA methylation arrays.

Author: Wanding Zhou [aut, cre], Hui Shen [aut], Timothy Triche [ctb]

Maintainer: Wanding Zhou <zhouwanding at>

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biocViews DNAMethylation, MethylationArray, Preprocessing, QualityControl, Software
Version 1.1.11
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.5), sesameData, methods
Imports BiocParallel, R6, grDevices, utils, illuminaio, MASS, GenomicRanges, IRanges, grid, preprocessCore, stats, S4Vectors, randomForest, wheatmap, ggplot2, parallel, matrixStats, DNAcopy
Suggests scales, knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, minfi, SummarizedExperiment, FlowSorted.CordBloodNorway.450k, FlowSorted.Blood.450k
Depends On Me
Imports Me TCGAbiolinks, TCGAbiolinksGUI
Suggests Me sesameData
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