Public repositories such as the Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) contain thousands of high-throughput functional genomics datasets. These datasets are a rich source of useful biological information. Extraction of meaningful information often requires the integration of a large number of datasets from different studies and platforms. The package compendiumdb provides a flexible platform for the systematic retrieval and storage of functional genomics data downloaded from GEO in the form of a MySQL database accessed via R functions. It provides functions to (i) download data from GEO, (ii) store data in the database and (iii) retrieve data from the database.
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Umesh K. Nandal <email@example.com> and Perry D. Moerland <firstname.lastname@example.org>