This function connects to FlowRepository (flowrepository.org) via
an XML-based API and retrieves metadata about a specified dataset
in the form of a
An identifier of a FlowRepository dataset. List of available
datasets can be obtained by calling the
Whether to use your credentials
(email and password) to access FlowRepository.
Your credentials can only be used if previously set by
Whether to include details about IMPC experiments
related to that FlowRepository experiment. If set to TRUE and
there are related IMPC experiment then details will be placed in the
An HTTP GET request retrieves an XML from FlowRepository, and this XML is parsed to extract metadata about the specified experiment (i.e., dataset).
flowRepData object as long as referenced
dataset is found in FlowRepository and the user has access to it.
An error is thrown otherwise.
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myDataset <- flowRep.get("FR-FCM-ZZ46")