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Client-side REST access to KEGG

Bioconductor version: Release (3.0)

A package that provides a client interface to the KEGG REST server. Based on KEGGSOAP by J. Zhang, R. Gentleman, and Marc Carlson, and KEGG (python package) by Aurelien Mazurie.

Author: Dan Tenenbaum

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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biocViews Annotation, Pathways, Software, ThirdPartyClient
Version 1.6.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0)
License Artistic-2.0
Imports methods, httr, png, Biostrings
Suggests RUnit, BiocGenerics, knitr
System Requirements
Depends On Me Hiiragi2013, PAPi, ROntoTools
Imports Me EnrichmentBrowser, gage, KEGGprofile, mmnet, pathview
Suggests Me

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