Utility function that enables quick and easy sample selection.
Modified object. Subset (extraction) containing the desired samples.
Internally, pattern matching against sample and file names is applied using logical grep matching.
This function is intended to be used for sample extraction from Bioconductor
container classes where the column names don't correspond to samples (e.g.
Bracket-based subsetting with
[ also works on
objects but it's not intuitive. In this case, provide cellular barcode
identifiers for columns and gene identifiers for rows.
class(selectSamples)#>  "nonstandardGenericFunction" #> attr(,"package") #>  "methods"