[BioC] bovine Annotation package(s)

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Wed Jul 16 04:30:52 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 8:08 PM,  <Nathan.Watson-Haigh at csiro.au> wrote:
> I'd like to be able to conduct metadata analyses on things such as GO
> with data I have from an Affymetrix bovine chip. I've not done this on
> other arrays, so I'm not sure what is needed to do this.
> I saw that there were no bovine or bovine.db packages available, so I
> used AnnBuilder to create a bovine package from the GenBank IDs provided
> by Affymetrix. My question/confusion is what's the *.db packages for, do
> I need one for the bovine chip, and how would I make one?

The *.db packages are the new standard for annotation packages.  Have
a look at how to create one by looking at the AnnotationDbi package
and, specifically, the SQLForge vignette.


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