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Italian BioR Day: leave a comment

December 21, 2012
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The Italian BioR Day took place on November 30 and almost sixty R enthusiastic joining the event! Thanks to all the participants and a special thanks to the speakers who shared their knowledge with us and to the Parco Tecnologico … Continue reading →

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Genome annotation with NCBI2R

November 18, 2012
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It's very convenient manage data with R: you can import your dataset, you could find many packages which respond to your needs, then you could plot your results. However it could be very bothersome retrieve the data from online databases. … Continue reading →

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GenABEL: an annoying error after the import of PLINK data format

July 12, 2012
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In the previous post we saw how much convenient could be GenABEL in the management of genotypic/phenotypic data. We introduced the import of genotypic data from an Illumina format file: > convert.snp.illumina(inf = "gen.illu", out = "gen.raw", strand = "file") … Continue reading →

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An easy way to manage your genome-wide-association data: GenABEL package.

June 12, 2012
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Here is a little overview on GenABEL library developed by Yurii Aulchenko (www.genabel.org/). GenABEL is a full-featured R library for dealing with Genome-Wide Association analysis of binary and quantitative traits. Compared to the ‘genetics’ package and many other tools, GenABEL … Continue reading →

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