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Statistics and dIagnostic Graphs for HTS

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SIGHTS is a suite of normalization methods, statistical tests, and diagnostic graphical tools for high throughput screening (HTS) assays. HTS assays use microtitre plates to screen large libraries of compounds for their biological, chemical, or biochemical activity.

Author: Elika Garg [aut, cre], Carl Murie [aut], Heydar Ensha [ctb], Robert Nadon [aut]

Maintainer: Elika Garg <elika.garg at mail.mcgill.ca>

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


To install this package, start R (version "4.3") and enter:

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


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To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

Using **SIGHTS** R-package HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews BatchEffect, CellBasedAssays, ImmunoOncology, MicrotitrePlateAssay, MultipleComparison, Normalization, Preprocessing, QualityControl, Software, Visualization
Version 1.28.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.4 (R-3.3) (7.5 years)
License GPL-3 | file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 3.3)
Imports MASS (>= 7.3), qvalue(>= 2.2), ggplot2 (>= 2.0), reshape2 (>= 1.4), lattice (>= 0.2), stats (>= 3.3)
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URL https://eg-r.github.io/sights/
Bug Reports https://github.com/eg-r/sights/issues
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Source Package sights_1.28.0.tar.gz
Windows Binary sights_1.28.0.zip
macOS Binary (x86_64) sights_1.28.0.tgz
macOS Binary (arm64) sights_1.28.0.tgz
Source Repository git clone https://git.bioconductor.org/packages/sights
Source Repository (Developer Access) git clone git@git.bioconductor.org:packages/sights
Bioc Package Browser https://code.bioconductor.org/browse/sights/
Package Short Url https://bioconductor.org/packages/sights/
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