MIAME {Biobase}R Documentation

Class for Storing Microarray Experiment Information

Description

Class MIAME covers MIAME entries that are not covered by other classes in Bioconductor. Namely, experimental design, samples, hybridizations, normalization controls, and pre-processing information.

Slots

name:
Object of class character containing the experimenter name
lab:
Object of class character containing the laboratory where the experiment was conducted
contact:
Object of class character containing contact information for lab and/or experimenter
title:
Object of class character containing a single-sentence experiment title
abstract:
Object of class character containing an abstract describing the experiment
url:
Object of class character containing a URL for the experiment
samples:
Object of class list containg information about the samples
hybridizations:
Object of class list containing information about the hybridizations
normControls:
Object of class list containing information about the controls such as house keeping genes
preprocessing:
Object of class list containing information about the pre-processing steps used on the raw data from this experiment
other:
Object of class list containing other information for which none of the above slots does not applies

Methods

Class-specific methods:

abstract(MIAME):
An accesor function for abstract
expinfo(MIAME):
An accesor function for name, lab, contact, title, and url
hybridizations(MIAME):
An accesor function for hybridizations
normControls(MIAME):
An accesor function for normControls
otherInfo(MIAME):
An accesor function for other
precproc(MIAME):
An accesor function for other
samples(MIAME):
An accesor function for samples

Standard generic methods:

show(MIAME):
Renders information about the MIAME information

Author(s)

Rafael A. Irizarry

References

http://www.mged.org/Workgroups/MIAME/miame_1.1.html

See Also

class:characterORMIAME, read.MIAME


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