ensembldb: Utilities to create and use Ensembl-based annotation databases
Version 2.0.3

The package provides functions to create and use transcript centric annotation databases/packages. The annotation for the databases are directly fetched from Ensembl using their Perl API. The functionality and data is similar to that of the TxDb packages from the GenomicFeatures package, but, in addition to retrieve all gene/transcript models and annotations from the database, the ensembldb package provides also a filter framework allowing to retrieve annotations for specific entries like genes encoded on a chromosome region or transcript models of lincRNA genes.

Package details

AuthorJohannes Rainer <johannes.rainer@eurac.edu> with contributions from Tim Triche and Christian Weichenberger.
Bioconductor views AnnotationData Coverage Genetics Sequencing
MaintainerJohannes Rainer <johannes.rainer@eurac.edu>
URL https://github.com/jotsetung/ensembldb
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ensembldb documentation built on May 31, 2017, 2:40 p.m.