Get annotation information

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Description

Get annotation information for a given dataset identifier in Bioconductors AnnotatedDataFrame format.

Usage

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getAnnotations(dataset, ...);

Arguments

dataset

Valid dataset identifier: the GEO or InSilico DB accession code.

...

Optional arguments can be passed to the function for more specific requests:

platform

The platform of the chip on which a measurement was done. A platform is identified by its GEO accession code.

curation

Specific curation used to annotate a dataset. A curation is identified by a InSilico DB Curation identifier. You can annotate datasets yourself at https://insilicodb.com/app/browse If not defined, the prefered curation of specified dataset will be used.

Value

A Bioconductors AnnotatedDataFrame.

Examples

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annot <- getAnnotations("GSE4635");
pData(annot);
##             Anatomical Site  Smoker
## GSM15729    bronchus         never
## GSM104072   bronchus         current
## ...