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R Interface to UniProt Web Services

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt) is a comprehensive resource for protein sequence and annotation data. This package provides a collection of functions for retrieving, processing, and re-packaging UniProt web services. The package makes use of UniProt's modernized REST API and allows mapping of identifiers accross different databases.

Author: Marc Carlson [aut], Csaba Ortutay [ctb], Marcel Ramos [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Marcel Ramos <marcel.ramos at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

browseVignettes("") A package for retrieving data from the UniProt web service HTML R Script
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Version 2.44.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (11.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends BiocGenerics, methods, RSQLite, utils
Imports AnnotationDbi, BiocFileCache, BiocBaseUtils, httr, httpcache, jsonlite, progress, rjsoncons
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