[BioC] plot multiple genes over time

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Mon Mar 31 19:20:05 CEST 2008

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 1:11 PM, Mark Kimpel <mwkimpel at gmail.com> wrote:
> In several papers I have seen a plot which illustrates the value of
>  expression of several genes (usually in a cluster) over time. The y axis is
>  expression, the x axis is discrete time points, and each of the points for a
>  gene are connected by lines so one can easily see a time profile.
>  Is there a predefined function for this? If not, what plot parameters do I
>  use?

Hi, Mark.  You might want to look at matplot().  Also, the lattice
package is very useful for plotting multidimensional data in
interesting ways.  You might look at xyplot() in that package.


More information about the Bioconductor mailing list