Loads expression data.

Description

Loads expression data.

Usage

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load.expression(path, variable = NULL, entries = NULL)

Arguments

path

A path of a file that contains attribute data to be loaded. When the file is a loadable .Rdata, name of the dataframe object in the .Rdata (that actually contains the relevant data) has to be specified as well.

variable

An optional string that designates the name of a dataframe object that has been saved in an .Rdata. (See the description of path.)

entries

An optional string array that designates the entries of the dataframe to be loaded.

Value

An object that represents the expression data of microarray/RNA-seq. Internally, the object holds a matrix of size nsamples * ngenes.