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

derfinder helper package

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

Helper package for speeding up the derfinder package when using multiple cores. This package is particularly useful when using BiocParallel and it helps reduce the time spent loading the full derfinder package when running the F-statistics calculation in parallel.

Author: Leonardo Collado-Torres [aut, cre] , Andrew E. Jaffe [aut] , Jeffrey T. Leek [aut, ths]

Maintainer: Leonardo Collado-Torres <lcolladotor at gmail.com>

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


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

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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:

Introduction to derfinderHelper HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DifferentialExpression, ImmunoOncology, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.37.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1) (9.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.2.2)
Imports IRanges(>= 1.99.27), Matrix, methods, S4Vectors(>= 0.2.2)
System Requirements
URL https://github.com/leekgroup/derfinderHelper
Bug Reports https://support.bioconductor.org/t/derfinderHelper
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Suggests sessioninfo, knitr (>= 1.6), BiocStyle(>= 2.5.19), RefManageR, rmarkdown (>= 0.3.3), testthat, covr
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Source Package derfinderHelper_1.37.0.tar.gz
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Source Repository (Developer Access) git clone git@git.bioconductor.org:packages/derfinderHelper
Bioc Package Browser https://code.bioconductor.org/browse/derfinderHelper/
Package Short Url https://bioconductor.org/packages/derfinderHelper/
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