Gaggle Components
Data Standards


MeV Goose

We have gaggled the MultiExperiment Viewer (MeV). For an introduction to the software, please see the TM4 web site.

The MeV goose is most commonly used as follows:

  1. Broadcast a microarray data set from the DMV to R.
  2. Normalize the matrix in R.
  3. Broadcast the matrix from R to MeV
  4. Apply any of the (many!) analyses MeV offers.
  5. Broadcast selected gene names back to the Gaggle. For instance, clustered genes to a Cytoscape network, or to select rows in the DMV.

The first two steps -- going through R to normalize the matrix, is not strictly necessary, but does, for example, make for better heat maps.

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