clusterProfiler: statistical analysis and visualization of functional profiles for genes and gene clusters

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The clusterProfiler package implements methods to analyze and visualize functional profiles of genomic coordinates (supported by ChIPseeker), gene and gene clusters.

clusterProfiler is released within the Bioconductor project and the source code is hosted on GitHub.


Guangchuang Yu, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong.


Please cite the following article when using clusterProfiler:

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Yu G, Wang L, Han Y and He Q*. clusterProfiler: an R package for comparing biological themes among gene clusters. OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology. 2012, 16(5):284-287.

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Install clusterProfiler is easy, follow the guide on the Bioconductor page:

## try http:// if https:// URLs are not supported
## biocLite("BiocUpgrade") ## you may need this


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Useful utilities:

Find out details and examples on Documentation.

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