Download given MetaCyc reaction via BioCyc web services

Description

This function downloads and parses given MetaCyc reaction in BioPAX level 3 via MetaCyc web services (http://biocyc.org/web-services.shtml), and generate data.frame() object

NOTE: The MetaCyc server is occasionally unavailable, so this function accesses our own server as additional resource after trying original server. Our server may not contain latest data.

Usage

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Arguments

metacycId

MetaCyc ID: single or multiple entries in vector

Value

data.frame() object where data fields include

MetaCyc

MetaCyc ID

name

Reaction equation with chemical standard name

ec_number

E.C. number

name_id

Reaction equation with MetaCyc compound ID

Author(s)

Byoungnam Min <mbnmbn00@gmail.com>, Byeonghyuk Park, Kyoung Heon Kim and In-Geol Choi

References

MetaCyc download page: http://biocyc.org/download.shtml
MetaCyc web services: http://biocyc.org/web-services.shtml

Examples

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# Not run:

##  get.metacyc.reaction.byId("RXN-13970")
##  get.metacyc.reaction.byId("SERINE--PYRUVATE-AMINOTRANSFERASE-RXN")
##  get.metacyc.reaction.byId("RXN-13759")
##  get.metacyc.reaction.byId("RXN-14352")
##  get.metacyc.reaction.byId("TRANS-RXN-220")
##  get.metacyc.reaction.byId("RXN-12549")