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representing and modeling data in the EMBL-EBI GWAS catalog

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Represent and model data in the EMBL-EBI GWAS catalog.

Author: VJ Carey <stvjc at>

Maintainer: VJ Carey <stvjc at>

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


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:

gwascat -- GRanges for GWAS hits in EBI catalog HTML R Script
gwascat: structuring and querying the NHGRI GWAS catalog HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 2.36.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.10 (R-2.15) (12.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.5.0), methods
Imports S4Vectors(>= 0.9.25), IRanges, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicRanges(>= 1.29.6), GenomicFeatures, readr, Biostrings, AnnotationDbi, BiocFileCache, snpStats, VariantAnnotation, AnnotationHub
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