aliases2entrez: Converts Human gene symbols to entrez IDs

Queries multiple resources authors HGNC (2019) <>, authors limma (2015) <doi:10.1093/nar/gkv007> to find the correspondence between evolving nomenclature of human gene symbols, aliases, previous symbols or synonyms with stable, curated gene entrezID from NCBI database. This allows fast, accurate and up-to-date correspondence between human gene expression datasets from various date and platform (e.g: gene symbol: BRCA1 - ID: 672).

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AuthorRaphael Bonnet [aut, cre] (Université Côte d’Azur), Lee Mariault [ctb] (Université Côte d’Azur), Jean-François Peyron [aut] (Inserm)
MaintainerRaphael Bonnet <>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
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