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Platform for integrative analysis of omics data

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Piano performs gene set analysis using various statistical methods, from different gene level statistics and a wide range of gene-set collections. Furthermore, the Piano package contains functions for combining the results of multiple runs of gene set analyses.

Author: Leif Varemo Wigge <piano.rpkg at> and Intawat Nookaew <piano.rpkg at>

Maintainer: Leif Varemo Wigge <piano.rpkg at>

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


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

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


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Piano - Platform for Integrative Analysis of Omics data PDF R Script
Running gene-set anaysis with piano HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DifferentialExpression, GeneExpression, GeneSetEnrichment, Microarray, Pathways, Preprocessing, QualityControl, Software, Visualization
Version 2.20.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (11.5 years)
License GPL (>=2)
Depends R (>= 3.5)
Imports BiocGenerics, Biobase, gplots, igraph, relations, marray, fgsea, shiny, DT, htmlwidgets, shinyjs, shinydashboard, visNetwork, scales, grDevices, graphics, stats, utils, methods
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Suggests Me cosmosR, BloodCancerMultiOmics2017
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