DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.KEGGREST    

This is the development version of KEGGREST; for the stable release version, see KEGGREST.

Client-side REST access to KEGG

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

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>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("KEGGREST")):


To install this package, start R (version "3.6") and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))
BiocManager::install("KEGGREST", version = "3.9")

For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:



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biocViews Annotation, KEGG, Pathways, Software, ThirdPartyClient
Version 1.23.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (6 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Imports methods, httr, png, Biostrings
Suggests RUnit, BiocGenerics, knitr
Depends On Me Hiiragi2013, PAPi, ROntoTools
Imports Me ADAM, attract, CNEr, EnrichmentBrowser, FELLA, gage, KEGGlincs, KEGGprofile, MetaboSignal, MWASTools, pathview, PathwaySplice, RnaSeqSampleSize, YAPSA
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