Get the refflat table from ucsc for the given genome

Description

Fetches the refflat table from ucsc, stores in temp dir and then gunzips it and reads it in.

Usage

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getRefflat(genome = "hg17")

Arguments

genome

The genome code from ucsc, like 'hg16', 'mm6', etc.

Value

A data frame mirroring the UCSC table structure.

Author(s)

Sean Davis <sdavis2@mail.nih.gov>

References

http://genome.ucsc.edu

See Also

findClosestGene

Examples

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rf <- getRefflat('hg17')

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