importGEO: Import GEO data series in the workspace

Description Usage Arguments Value

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Imports GEO data series. The function fetches data matrices corresponding to a pre-defined GSE identifier and builds valid, bed-formatted dataset with delta-beta values between two sample groups, described in a user-defined annotation file.


importGEO(gse.acc, annotation.file)



A string corresponding to the accession number of the GEO data series


A string corresponding to the full local path to the annotation files containing sample grouping information


1/ A bed-formatted data frame with the chromosomal coordinates and of each methylation probe and the corresponding delta-beta values between the two groups

2/ Beta values of each sample listed in the annotation file

3/ Annotation data frame

4/ Mean beta values of group 1

5/ Mean beta values of group 2

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