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biodbChebi, a library for connecting to the ChEBI Database

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

The biodbChebi library provides access to the ChEBI Database, using biodb package framework. It allows to retrieve entries by their accession number. Web services can be accessed for searching the database by name, mass or other fields.

Author: Pierrick Roger [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Pierrick Roger <pierrick.roger at>

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


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:

Introduction to the biodbChebi package. HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 1.10.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.14 (R-4.1) (2.5 years)
License AGPL-3
Depends R (>= 4.1)
Imports R6, biodb(>= 1.1.5)
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