DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.NanoStringNCTools    

This is the development version of NanoStringNCTools; to use it, please install the devel version of Bioconductor.

NanoString nCounter Tools

Bioconductor version: Development (3.13)

Tools for NanoString Technologies nCounter Technology. Provides support for reading RCC files into an ExpressionSet derived object. Also includes methods for QC and normalizaztion of NanoString data.

Author: Patrick Aboyoun [aut], Nicole Ortogero [cre], Zhi Yang [ctb]

Maintainer: Nicole Ortogero <nortogero at>

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# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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biocViews CellBasedAssays, DataImport, GeneExpression, ProprietaryPlatforms, Proteomics, RNASeq, Software, Transcription, Transcriptomics, mRNAMicroarray
Version 0.99.8
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.13 (R-4.1)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.6), Biobase, S4Vectors, ggplot2
Imports BiocGenerics, Biostrings, ggbeeswarm, ggiraph, ggthemes, grDevices, IRanges, methods, pheatmap, RColorBrewer, stats, utils
Suggests biovizBase, ggbio, RUnit, rmarkdown, knitr, qpdf
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