[BioC] limma or beadarray for Illumina microarray ?

James W. MacDonald jmacdon at med.umich.edu
Mon Jul 6 18:43:56 CEST 2009

Hi Leon,

Leo Nitsche wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm wondernig about what is the more relevant package among limma and
> Beadarray to analyse data from Illumina beadchip microarrays?

The two packages do different things; beadarray is for preprocessing the 
raw data and limma is for fitting linear models and detecting 
differentially expressed genes. So both are relevant, just at different 
stages of the game.



> Thank you for any feedback
> Leon
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