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Access MyGene.Info_ services

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

MyGene.Info_ provides simple-to-use REST web services to query/retrieve gene annotation data. It's designed with simplicity and performance emphasized. *mygene*, is an easy-to-use R wrapper to access MyGene.Info_ services.

Author: Adam Mark, Ryan Thompson, Cyrus Afrasiabi, Chunlei Wu

Maintainer: Adam Mark, Cyrus Afrasiabi, Chunlei Wu <cwu at>

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


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:

Using mygene.R PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Annotation, Software
Version 1.40.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1) (9.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.2.1), GenomicFeatures, txdbmaker
Imports methods, utils, stats, httr (>= 0.3), jsonlite (>= 0.9.7), Hmisc, sqldf, plyr, S4Vectors
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