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Genomic Annotation Resources

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Annotation resources make up a significant proportion of the Bioconductor project. And there are also a diverse set of online resources available which are accessed using specific packages. This walkthrough will describe the most popular of these resources and give some high level examples on how to use them.

Author: Marc RJ Carlson [aut], Herve Pages [aut], Sonali Arora [aut], Valerie Obenchain [aut], Martin Morgan [aut], Bioconductor Package Maintainer [cre]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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


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:

Annotating Genomic Ranges HTML R Script
Genomic Annotation Resources HTML R Script


biocViews AnnotationWorkflow, Workflow
Version 1.28.0
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.3.0), VariantAnnotation, AnnotationHub, Organism.dplyr, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg38.knownGene, TxDb.Mmusculus.UCSC.mm10.ensGene,,, Homo.sapiens, BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, biomaRt, BSgenome, TxDb.Athaliana.BioMart.plantsmart22
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