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

Quality assessment and control for FFPE microarray expression data

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Identify low-quality data using metrics developed for expression data derived from Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) data. Also a function for making Concordance at the Top plots (CAT-plots).

Author: Levi Waldron

Maintainer: Levi Waldron <lwaldron.research at>

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


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:

ffpe package user guide PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews GeneExpression, Microarray, QualityControl, Software
Version 1.49.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.10 (R-2.15) (12.5 years)
License GPL (>2)
Depends R (>= 2.10.0), TTR, methods
Imports Biobase, BiocGenerics, affy, lumi, methylumi, sfsmisc
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