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

Affymetrix Data for Demonstration Purpose

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Example datasets of a slightly large size. They represent 'real world examples', unlike the artificial examples included in the package affy.

Author: Laurent Gautier <laurent at>

Maintainer: Robert D Shear <rshear at>

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


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:

affydata primer PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews ExperimentData, MicroarrayData, Tissue, TissueMicroarrayData
Version 1.53.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 19 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 2.4.0), affy(>= 1.23.4)
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Suggests Me affy, affycoretools, affyPLM, arrayMvout, bgx, Biostrings, gcrma, Harman, mimager, puma, pvac, TurboNorm, vsn, RobLoxBioC
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