check4target-methods: Checks if the targets are available

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) See Also Examples

Description

The function check4target checks if the targets specified in the target vector are present in the alignment data of the specified DEMIExperiment object.

Usage

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check4target(object, target)

## S4 method for signature 'DEMIExperiment,vector'
check4target(object, target)

Arguments

object

A DEMIExperiment object.

target

A vector. Depending on the analysis the target can be an ensembl gene ID or gene symbol (e.g. 'MAOB'), ensembl transcript ID, ensembl peptide ID or genomic region ID.

Value

Returns TRUE if all the targets exists, else stops with an error message.

Author(s)

Sten Ilmjarv

See Also

DEMIExperiment

Examples

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## Not run: 

# To use the example we need to download a subset of CEL files from
# http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo/query/acc.cgi?acc=GSE9819 published
# by Pradervand et al. 2008.

# Set the destination folder where the downloaded files fill be located.
# It can be any folder of your choosing.
destfolder <- "demitest/testdata/"

# Download packed CEL files and change the names according to the feature
# they represent (for example to include UHR or BRAIN in them to denote the
# features).
# It is good practice to name the files according to their features which
# allows easier identification of the files later.

ftpaddress <- "ftp://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo/samples/GSM247nnn"
download.file( paste( ftpaddress, "GSM247694/suppl/GSM247694.CEL.gz", sep = "/" ),
		destfile = paste( destfolder, "UHR01_GSM247694.CEL.gz", sep = "" ) )
download.file( paste( ftpaddress, "GSM247695/suppl/GSM247695.CEL.gz", sep = "/" ),
		destfile = paste( destfolder, "UHR02_GSM247695.CEL.gz", sep = "" ) )
download.file( paste( ftpaddress, "GSM247698/suppl/GSM247698.CEL.gz", sep = "/" ),
		destfile = paste( destfolder, "UHR03_GSM247698.CEL.gz", sep = "" ) )
download.file( paste( ftpaddress, "GSM247699/suppl/GSM247699.CEL.gz", sep = "/" ),
		destfile = paste( destfolder, "UHR04_GSM247699.CEL.gz", sep = "" ) )
download.file( paste( ftpaddress, "GSM247696/suppl/GSM247696.CEL.gz", sep = "/" ),
		destfile = paste( destfolder, "BRAIN01_GSM247696.CEL.gz", sep = "" ) )
download.file( paste( ftpaddress, "GSM247697/suppl/GSM247697.CEL.gz", sep = "/" ),
		destfile = paste( destfolder, "BRAIN02_GSM247697.CEL.gz", sep = "" ) )
download.file( paste( ftpaddress, "GSM247700/suppl/GSM247700.CEL.gz", sep = "/" ),
		destfile = paste( destfolder, "BRAIN03_GSM247700.CEL.gz", sep = "" ) )
download.file( paste( ftpaddress, "GSM247701/suppl/GSM247701.CEL.gz", sep = "/" ),
		destfile = paste( destfolder, "BRAIN04_GSM247701.CEL.gz", sep = "" ) )

# We need the gunzip function (located in the R.utils package) to unpack the gz files.
# Also we will remove the original unpacked files for we won't need them.
library( R.utils )
for( i in list.files( destfolder ) ) {
	gunzip( paste( destfolder, i, sep = "" ), remove = TRUE )
}

# Now we can continue the example of the function check4target

# Set up an experiment
demiexp <- DEMIExperiment( analysis = 'gene', celpath = destfolder,
			experiment = 'myexperiment', organism = 'homo_sapiens' )

# Create clusters with an optimized wilcoxon's rank sum test incorporated within demi that
# precalculates the probabilities
demiclust <- DEMIClust( demiexp, group = c( "BRAIN", "UHR" ), clust.method = demi.wilcox.test.fast )

# Check the target for gene symbols 'MAOB', 'EMPTY' and 'NGB'
check4target( demiexp, c( "MAOB", "EMPTY", "NGB" ) )

# Since 'EMPTY' gave an error try without it
check4target( demiexp, c( "MAOB", "NGB" ) )


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