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This is the development version of a4Base; for the stable release version, see a4Base.

Automated Affymetrix Array Analysis Base Package

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Base utility functions are available for the Automated Affymetrix Array Analysis set of packages.

Author: Willem Talloen [aut], Tine Casneuf [aut], An De Bondt [aut], Steven Osselaer [aut], Hinrich Goehlmann [aut], Willem Ligtenberg [aut], Tobias Verbeke [aut], Laure Cougnaud [cre]

Maintainer: Laure Cougnaud <laure.cougnaud at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("a4Base")):


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.


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biocViews Microarray, Software
Version 1.53.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.8 (R-2.13) (13 years)
License GPL-3
Depends a4Preproc, a4Core
Imports methods, graphics, grid, Biobase, annaffy, mpm, genefilter, limma, multtest, glmnet, gplots
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Suggests Cairo, ALL, hgu95av2.db, nlcv
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Enhances gridSVG, JavaGD
Depends On Me a4
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