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

Inferring Regulatory Element Landscapes and Transcription Factor Networks Using Cancer Methylomes

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

ELMER is designed to use DNA methylation and gene expression from a large number of samples to infere regulatory element landscape and transcription factor network in primary tissue.

Author: Tiago Chedraoui Silva [aut, cre], Lijing Yao [aut], Simon Coetzee [aut], Nicole Gull [ctb], Hui Shen [ctb], Peter Laird [ctb], Peggy Farnham [aut], Dechen Li [ctb], Benjamin Berman [aut]

Maintainer: Tiago Chedraoui Silva <tiagochst at>

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biocViews DNAMethylation, GeneExpression, GeneRegulation, MotifAnnotation, Network, Software, Transcription
Version 2.27.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.2 (R-3.2) (8.5 years)
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Imports GenomicRanges, ggplot2, reshape, grid, grDevices, graphics, methods, parallel, stats, utils, IRanges, GenomeInfoDb, S4Vectors, GenomicFeatures, TCGAbiolinks(>= 2.23.7), plyr, Matrix, dplyr, Gviz, ComplexHeatmap, circlize, MultiAssayExperiment, SummarizedExperiment, biomaRt, doParallel, downloader, ggrepel, lattice, magrittr, readr, scales, rvest, xml2, plotly, gridExtra, rmarkdown, stringr, tibble, tidyr, progress, purrr, reshape2, ggpubr, rtracklayer(>= 1.61.2), DelayedArray
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