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A Bioconductor package for accessing GA4GH API data servers

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

GA4GHclient provides an easy way to access public data servers through Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) genomics API. It provides low-level access to GA4GH API and translates response data into Bioconductor-based class objects.

Author: Welliton Souza [aut, cre], Benilton Carvalho [ctb], Cristiane Rocha [ctb]

Maintainer: Welliton Souza <well309 at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("GA4GHclient")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


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:

GA4GHclient HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DataRepresentation, Software, ThirdPartyClient
Version 1.28.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.5 (R-3.4) (7 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends R (>= 3.5.0), S4Vectors
Imports BiocGenerics, Biostrings, dplyr, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicRanges, httr, IRanges, jsonlite, methods, VariantAnnotation
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