DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.RCX  

This package is for version 3.17 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see RCX.

R package implementing the Cytoscape Exchange (CX) format

Bioconductor version: 3.17

Create, handle, validate, visualize and convert networks in the Cytoscape exchange (CX) format to standard data types and objects. The package also provides conversion to and from objects of iGraph and graphNEL. The CX format is also used by the NDEx platform, a online commons for biological networks, and the network visualization software Cytocape.

Author: Florian Auer [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Florian Auer <florian.auer at informatik.uni-augsburg.de>

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HTML R Script 01. RCX - an R package implementing the Cytoscape Exchange (CX) format
HTML R Script 02. Creating RCX from scratch
HTML R Script 03. Extending the RCX Data Model
HTML R Script Appendix: The RCX and CX Data Model
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biocViews DataImport, Network, Pathways, Software
Version 1.4.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.15 (R-4.2) (1.5 years)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 4.2.0)
Imports jsonlite, plyr, igraph, methods
Suggests BiocStyle, testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, base64enc, graph
URL https://github.com/frankkramer-lab/RCX
BugReports https://github.com/frankkramer-lab/RCX/issues
Depends On Me ndexr
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