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

Gene Ontology analyser for RNA-seq and other length biased data

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Detects Gene Ontology and/or other user defined categories which are over/under represented in RNA-seq data.

Author: Matthew Young [aut], Nadia Davidson [aut], Federico Marini [ctb, cre]

Maintainer: Federico Marini <marinif at>

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


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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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goseq User's Guide PDF R Script
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biocViews Annotation, DifferentialExpression, GO, GeneExpression, GeneSetEnrichment, ImmunoOncology, KEGG, Pathways, RNASeq, Sequencing, Software, Transcription
Version 1.57.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.6 (R-2.11) (14 years)
License LGPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.11.0), BiasedUrn, geneLenDataBase(>= 1.9.2)
Imports mgcv, graphics, stats, utils, AnnotationDbi, GO.db, BiocGenerics, methods, rtracklayer, GenomicFeatures, GenomeInfoDb
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