uniquegenelist {limma}R Documentation

Eliminate Duplicate Names from the Gene List

Description

Eliminate duplicate names from the gene list. The new list is shorter than the full list by a factor of ndups.

Usage

uniquegenelist(genelist,ndups=2,spacing=1)

Arguments

genelist vector of gene names
ndups number of duplicate spots. The number of rows of genelist must be divisible by ndups.
spacing the spacing between duplicate names in genelist

Value

A vector of length length(genelist)/ndups containing each gene name once only.

Author(s)

Gordon Smyth

See Also

unwrapdups

Examples

genelist <- c("A","A","B","B","C","C","D","D")
uniquegenelist(genelist,ndups=2)
genelist <- c("A","B","A","B","C","D","C","D")
uniquegenelist(genelist,ndups=2,spacing=2)

[Package limma version 2.4.7 Index]