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Client to access AnnotationHub resources

Bioconductor version: Release (3.1)

This package provides a client for the Bioconductor AnnotationHub web resource. The AnnotationHub web resource provides a central location where genomic files (e.g., VCF, bed, wig) and other resources from standard locations (e.g., UCSC, Ensembl) can be discovered. The resource includes metadata about each resource, e.g., a textual description, tags, and date of modification. The client creates and manages a local cache of files retrieved by the user, helping with quick and reproducible access.

Author: Martin Morgan [cre], Marc Carlson [ctb], Dan Tenenbaum [ctb], Sonali Arora [ctb]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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HTML R Script AnnotationHub: Access the AnnotationHub Web Service
HTML R Script AnnotationHub: How to write recipes for new resources for the AnnotationHub
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biocViews Software
Version 2.0.4
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (2.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Imports utils, methods, RSQLite, BiocInstaller, BiocGenerics, S4Vectors, interactiveDisplayBase, httr, AnnotationDbi
Suggests GenomicRanges, VariantAnnotation, Rsamtools, rtracklayer, GenomeInfoDb, BiocStyle, knitr, AnnotationForge, rBiopaxParser, RUnit
Depends On Me RefNet
Imports Me grasp2db, pwOmics
Suggests Me GenomicRanges, Pbase
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