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Query data from SNPedia

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

SNPediaR provides some tools for downloading and parsing data from the SNPedia web site . The implemented functions allow users to import the wiki text available in SNPedia pages and to extract the most relevant information out of them. If some information in the downloaded pages is not automatically processed by the library functions, users can easily implement their own parsers to access it in an efficient way.

Author: David Montaner [aut, cre]

Maintainer: David Montaner <david.montaner at>

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


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:

SNPediaR HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews SNP, Software, VariantAnnotation
Version 1.30.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.4 (R-3.3) (8 years)
License GPL-2
Depends R (>= 3.0.0)
Imports RCurl, jsonlite
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Source Package SNPediaR_1.30.0.tar.gz
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