All functions

HGNChelper-package

Handy functions for working with HGNC gene symbols and Affymetrix probeset identifiers.

affyToR()

Title function to convert Affymetrix probeset identifiers to valid R names

checkGeneSymbols()

Title Identify outdated or Excel-mogrified gene symbols

findExcelGeneSymbols()

Title function to identify Excel-mogrified gene symbols

getCurrentHumanMap() getCurrentMouseMap()

Get the current maps for correcting gene symbols

hgnc.table

All current and withdrawn HGNC gene symbols and Excel mogrifications.

mouse.table

All current and withdrawn MGI mouse symbols and Excel mogrifications.

rToAffy()

Title function to convert the output of affyToR back to the original Affymetrix probeset identifiers.

rToSymbol()

Title function to reverse the conversion made by symbolToR

symbolToR()

Title function to *reversibly* convert HGNC gene symbols to valid R names.