An R Package for Exploring Molecular Signatures Database
The Molecular Signatures Database ('MSigDB') is one of the most widely
used and comprehensive databases of gene sets for performing gene set
enrichment analysis <10.1016>. The 'msig' package provides
you with powerful, easy-to-use and flexible query functions for the 'MsigDB'
There are 2 query modes in the 'msig' package: online query and local query.
Both queries contain 2 steps: gene set name and gene.
The online search is divided into 2 modes: registered search and
non-registered browse. For registered search, email that you registered should
Local queries can be made from local database, which can be updated by msig_update() function.10.1016>