pc_prop: Retrieve compound properties from a pubchem CID

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pc_propR Documentation

Retrieve compound properties from a pubchem CID


Retrieve compound information from pubchem CID, see https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/


pc_prop(cid, properties = NULL, verbose = getOption("verbose"), ...)



character; Pubchem ID (CID).


character vector; properties to retrieve, e.g. c("MolecularFormula", "MolecularWeight"). If NULL (default) all available properties are retrieved. See https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/docs/pug-rest for a list of all available properties.


logical; should a verbose output be printed to the console?


currently not used.


a data.frame


Please respect the Terms and Conditions of the National Library of Medicine, https://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/download.html the data usage policies of National Center for Biotechnology Information, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/home/about/policies/, https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/docs/programmatic-access, and the data usage policies of the indicidual data sources https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sources/.


Wang, Y., J. Xiao, T. O. Suzek, et al. 2009 PubChem: A Public Information System for Analyzing Bioactivities of Small Molecules. Nucleic Acids Research 37: 623–633.

Kim, Sunghwan, Paul A. Thiessen, Evan E. Bolton, et al. 2016 PubChem Substance and Compound Databases. Nucleic Acids Research 44(D1): D1202–D1213.

Kim, S., Thiessen, P. A., Bolton, E. E., & Bryant, S. H. (2015). PUG-SOAP and PUG-REST: web services for programmatic access to chemical information in PubChem. Nucleic acids research, gkv396.

Eduard Szöcs, Tamás Stirling, Eric R. Scott, Andreas Scharmüller, Ralf B. Schäfer (2020). webchem: An R Package to Retrieve Chemical Information from the Web. Journal of Statistical Software, 93(13). \Sexpr[results=rd]{tools:::Rd_expr_doi("10.18637/jss.v093.i13")}.

See Also

get_cid, pc_sect


## Not run: 
# might fail if API is not available

# multiple CIDS
comp <- c("Triclosan", "Aspirin")
cids <- get_cid(comp)
pc_prop(cids$cid, properties = c("MolecularFormula", "MolecularWeight",

## End(Not run)

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