[BioC] Importing "Detailed sample annotation" from ArrayExpress DB into R

audrey audrey at ebi.ac.uk
Thu Aug 28 15:11:44 CEST 2008

Hi Markus,

This is effectively working.
Another alternative is that the sdrf.txt file content is fully contained 
in the phenoData of the object created by the use of the ArrayExpress 
function from the ArrayExpress package.

Best regards,

Markus Schmidberger wrote:
> Hi,
> I found a working solution:
> an <-read.table("E-GEOD-635.sdrf.txt", header=TRUE, sep="\t")
> Best
> Markus
> Markus Schmidberger schrieb:
>> Hello,
>> I am looking for a function or package to import the "Detailed sample 
>> annotation" file from the ArrayExpress Database.
>> For GEO there is the "GEOquery" package. For ArrayExpress there is 
>> the "ArraExpress" package.
>> But I am looking for a function to import or read the 
>> "xxxxxx.sdrf.txt" file. Is there something?
>> Thanks
>> Markus

Audrey Kauffmann
Cambridge UK

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