DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.ENCODExplorer    

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A compilation of ENCODE metadata

Bioconductor version: 3.14

This package allows user to quickly access ENCODE project files metadata and give access to helper functions to query the ENCODE rest api, download ENCODE datasets and save the database in SQLite format.

Author: Charles Joly Beauparlant [aut, cre], Audrey Lemacon [aut], Eric Fournier [aut], Louis Gendron [ctb], Astrid-Louise Deschenes [ctb], Arnaud Droit [aut]

Maintainer: Charles Joly Beauparlant <charles.joly-beauparlant at crchul.ulaval.ca>

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biocViews DataImport, Infrastructure, Software
Version 2.20.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.1 (R-3.2) (7 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.6)
Imports methods, tools, jsonlite, RCurl, tidyr, data.table, dplyr, stringr, stringi, utils, AnnotationHub, GenomicRanges, rtracklayer, S4Vectors, GenomeInfoDb, ENCODExplorerData
Suggests RUnit, BiocGenerics, knitr, curl, httr, shiny, shinythemes, DT
BugReports https://github.com/CharlesJB/ENCODExplorer/issues
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