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Illumina DNA methylation array normalization and metrics

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

15 flavours of betas and three performance metrics, with methods for objects produced by methylumi and minfi packages.

Author: Leo C Schalkwyk [cre, aut], Tyler J Gorrie-Stone [aut], Ruth Pidsley [aut], Chloe CY Wong [aut], Nizar Touleimat [ctb], Matthieu Defrance [ctb], Andrew Teschendorff [ctb], Jovana Maksimovic [ctb], Louis Y El Khoury [ctb], Yucheng Wang [ctb], Alexandria Andrayas [ctb]

Maintainer: Leo C Schalkwyk <lschal at>

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biocViews DNAMethylation, Microarray, Preprocessing, QualityControl, Software, TwoChannel
Version 2.11.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (11.5 years)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 3.5.0), Biobase, limma, methods, matrixStats, methylumi, lumi, ROC, IlluminaHumanMethylation450kanno.ilmn12.hg19, illuminaio
Imports Biobase
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Suggests RPMM, IlluminaHumanMethylationEPICanno.ilm10b2.hg19, BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown, IlluminaHumanMethylationEPICmanifest, irlba, FlowSorted.Blood.EPIC, FlowSorted.Blood.450k, preprocessCore
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Enhances minfi
Depends On Me bigmelon, skewr
Imports Me ChAMP, MEAT
Suggests Me RnBeads
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