DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.UniProt.ws  

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

R Interface to UniProt Web Services

Bioconductor version: 3.17

The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt) is a comprehensive resource for protein sequence and annotation data. This package provides a collection of functions for retrieving, processing, and re-packaging UniProt web services. The package makes use of UniProt's modernized REST API and allows mapping of identifiers accross different databases.

Author: Marc Carlson [aut], Csaba Ortutay [ctb], Marcel Ramos [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Marcel Ramos <marcel.ramos at roswellpark.org>

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biocViews Annotation, BioCarta, GO, Infrastructure, KEGG, Software
Version 2.40.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (10.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends BiocGenerics, methods, RSQLite, utils
Imports AnnotationDbi, BiocFileCache, BiocBaseUtils, httr, httpcache, jsonlite, progress, rjsoncons
Suggests BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown, RUnit
URL https://github.com/Bioconductor/UniProt.ws
BugReports https://github.com/Bioconductor/UniProt.ws/issues
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Imports Me dagLogo, drugTargetInteractions
Suggests Me cleaver, qPLEXanalyzer
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