Dec 17, 2009

PCIT: an R package for weighted gene co-expression networks based on partial correlation and information theory approaches

Bioinformatics
Nathan S Watson-HaighAntonio Reverter

Abstract

We make the PCIT algorithm, used for detecting meaningful gene-gene associations in co-expression networks, available as an R package. Automatic detection of a suitable parallel environment is used such that scripts are portable between parallel and non-parallel environments with no modification of the script. Source code and binaries freely available (under GPL-3) for download via CRAN at http://cran.r-project.org/package=PCIT, implemented in R and supported on Linux and MS Windows.

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Computer Programs and Programming
Online Mendelian Inheritance In Man
MRNA Differential Display
Computational Molecular Biology
Gene Modules

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