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

Functional similarities

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Calculates functional similarities based on the pathways described on KEGG and REACTOME or in gene sets. These similarities can be calculated for pathways or gene sets, genes, or clusters and combined with other similarities. They can be used to improve networks, gene selection, testing relationships...

Author: Lluís Revilla Sancho [aut, cre] , Pau Sancho-Bru [ths] , Juan José Salvatella Lozano [ths]

Maintainer: Lluís Revilla Sancho <lluis.revilla at>

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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biocViews Clustering, GeneExpression, Network, NetworkEnrichment, Pathways, Software, StatisticalMethod, SystemsBiology
Version 1.29.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.5 (R-3.4) (7 years)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 3.4.0)
Imports BiocParallel, GSEABase, Matrix, methods
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