biomaRt

DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.biomaRt    

Interface to BioMart databases (i.e. Ensembl)

Bioconductor version: Release (3.8)

In recent years a wealth of biological data has become available in public data repositories. Easy access to these valuable data resources and firm integration with data analysis is needed for comprehensive bioinformatics data analysis. biomaRt provides an interface to a growing collection of databases implementing the BioMart software suite (http://www.biomart.org). The package enables retrieval of large amounts of data in a uniform way without the need to know the underlying database schemas or write complex SQL queries. The most prominent examples of BioMart databases are Ensembl, which provides biomaRt users direct access to a diverse set of data and enables a wide range of powerful online queries from gene annotation to database mining.

Author: Steffen Durinck [aut], Wolfgang Huber [aut], Sean Davis [ctb], Francois Pepin [ctb], Vince S Buffalo [ctb], Mike Smith [ctb, cre]

Maintainer: Mike Smith <grimbough at gmail.com>

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Installation

To install this package, start R (version "3.5") and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))
    install.packages("BiocManager")
BiocManager::install("biomaRt", version = "3.8")

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

Documentation

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

browseVignettes("biomaRt")

 

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biocViews Annotation, Software
Version 2.38.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 13.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends methods
Imports utils, XML, RCurl, AnnotationDbi, progress, stringr, httr
LinkingTo
Suggests annotate, BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown, testthat
SystemRequirements
Enhances
URL
Depends On Me annotation, chromPlot, coMET, customProDB, dagLogo, genefu, GenomeGraphs, MineICA, PPInfer, PSICQUIC, Roleswitch, Sushi, VegaMC
Imports Me ArrayExpressHTS, artMS, BadRegionFinder, branchpointer, ChIPpeakAnno, CHRONOS, cobindR, DEXSeq, diffloop, DominoEffect, DOQTL, easyRNASeq, EDASeq, ELMER, GDCRNATools, GeneAccord, GenomicFeatures, GenVisR, gespeR, glmSparseNet, GOexpress, goSTAG, gpart, Gviz, HTSanalyzeR, IdMappingRetrieval, isobar, KEGGprofile, MAGeCKFlute, MEDIPS, MetaboSignal, metaseqR, methyAnalysis, MGFR, OncoScore, oposSOM, Pbase, pcaExplorer, PGA, phenoTest, pRoloc, ProteoMM, psygenet2r, pwOmics, R453Plus1Toolbox, ramwas, RCAS, recoup, rgsepd, RNAither, RnaSeqSampleSize, scPipe, seq2pathway, SeqGSEA, SPLINTER, SWATH2stats, TCGAbiolinks, TCGAWorkflow, TFEA.ChIP, transcriptogramer, yarn
Suggests Me AnnotationForge, bioassayR, BiocCaseStudies, BloodCancerMultiOmics2017, ccTutorial, cellTree, chromstaR, ClusterJudge, cTRAP, FELLA, GeneAnswers, Genominator, h5vc, leeBamViews, LINC, martini, massiR, MineICA, MiRaGE, MutationalPatterns, netSmooth, oligo, oligo, OrganismDbi, paxtoolsr, piano, Pigengene, progeny, R3CPET, Rcade, RegParallel, RforProteomics, RIPSeeker, RnBeads, rTANDEM, rTRM, scater, ShortRead, SIM, sincell, SummarizedBenchmark, systemPipeR, trackViewer, wiggleplotr, zinbwave
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Source Package biomaRt_2.38.0.tar.gz
Windows Binary biomaRt_2.38.0.zip
Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) biomaRt_2.38.0.tgz
Source Repository git clone https://git.bioconductor.org/packages/biomaRt
Source Repository (Developer Access) git clone git@git.bioconductor.org:packages/biomaRt
Package Short Url http://bioconductor.org/packages/biomaRt/
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