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Model-based gene set analysis

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Model-based Gene Set Analysis (MGSA) is a Bayesian modeling approach for gene set enrichment. The package mgsa implements MGSA and tools to use MGSA together with the Gene Ontology.

Author: Sebastian Bauer <mail at>, Julien Gagneur <gagneur at>

Maintainer: Sebastian Bauer <mail at>

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


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

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


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:

Overview of the mgsa package. PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews GO, GeneSetEnrichment, Pathways, Software
Version 1.52.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.8 (R-2.13) (13 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.14.0), methods, gplots
Imports graphics, stats, utils
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