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massiR specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_03638
Name massiR
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.17.0
Stability Stable
gplots, BiocGenerics, Biobase, RUnit, biomaRt, cluster, diptest, R(>=3.0.2)
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 5657123
PMID: 29070082
DOI: 10.1186/s13293-017-0153-7

[…] the sex codes based on snp data by estimating the heterozygosity rates of the x chromosome []. to further confirm the sex of the samples, we utilized the microarray sample sex identifier r package (massir) which predicts the sex of a given sample based on the variance of expression levels of y chromosome genes probes. the probes with higher expression variance across the samples […]

PMCID: 5062749
PMID: 27790248
DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2016.00183

[…] in the sva package (leek et al., ). outliers were identified and removed using arrayqualitymetrics by analysing ma plots (kauffmann et al., )., to identify sample sex in each data set we used the massir bioconductor package (buckberry et al., ). this r package uses unsupervised clustering of probes that target y chromosome genes to identify sample sex. in data sets where sample sex […]

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massiR institution(s)
The Robinson Research Institute, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia and School of Agriculture Food and Wine, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

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