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This is the development version of biodbNci; for the stable release version, see biodbNci.

biodbNci, a library for connecting to biodbNci, a library for connecting to the National Cancer Institute (USA) CACTUS Database

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

The biodbNci library is an extension of the biodb framework package. It provides access to biodbNci, a library for connecting to the National Cancer Institute (USA) CACTUS Database. It allows to retrieve entries by their accession number, and run specific web services.

Author: Pierrick Roger [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Pierrick Roger <pierrick.roger at>

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


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

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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:

Introduction to the biodbNci package. HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DataImport, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.9.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.15 (R-4.2) (2 years)
License AGPL-3
Depends R (>= 4.1)
Imports biodb(>= 1.3.1), R6, Rcpp, chk
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