DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.OrganismDbi    

This package is for version 3.10 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see OrganismDbi.

Software to enable the smooth interfacing of different database packages

Bioconductor version: 3.10

The package enables a simple unified interface to several annotation packages each of which has its own schema by taking advantage of the fact that each of these packages implements a select methods.

Author: Marc Carlson, Hervé Pagès, Martin Morgan, Valerie Obenchain

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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biocViews Annotation, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.28.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15) (7.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.14.0), methods, BiocGenerics(>= 0.15.10), AnnotationDbi(>= 1.33.15), GenomicFeatures(>= 1.23.31)
Imports Biobase, BiocManager, GenomicRanges(>= 1.31.13), graph, IRanges, RBGL, DBI, S4Vectors(>= 0.9.25), stats
Suggests Homo.sapiens, Rattus.norvegicus, BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, AnnotationHub, FDb.UCSC.tRNAs, rtracklayer, biomaRt, RUnit, RMariaDB
Depends On Me Homo.sapiens, Mus.musculus, Rattus.norvegicus
Imports Me AnnotationHubData, epivizrData, ggbio, gpart
Suggests Me ChIPpeakAnno, epivizrStandalone
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