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

Phenotype Consensus ANalysis (PCAN)

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Phenotypes comparison based on a pathway consensus approach. Assess the relationship between candidate genes and a set of phenotypes based on additional genes related to the candidate (e.g. Pathways or network neighbors).

Author: Matthew Page and Patrice Godard

Maintainer: Matthew Page < at> and Patrice Godard <patrice.godard at>

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


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

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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Assessing gene relevance for a set of phenotypes HTML R Script
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biocViews Annotation, FunctionalPrediction, Genetics, Network, Pathways, Sequencing, Software, VariantAnnotation
Version 1.33.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.3 (R-3.3) (8 years)
License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
Depends R (>= 3.3), BiocParallel
Imports grDevices, stats
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