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

OpenAccess TCGA Data on Terra as MultiAssayExperiment

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Leverage the existing open access TCGA data on Terra with well-established Bioconductor infrastructure. Make use of the Terra data model without learning its complexities. With a few functions, you can copy / download and generate a MultiAssayExperiment from the TCGA example workspaces provided by Terra.

Author: Marcel Ramos [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Marcel Ramos <marcel.ramos at>

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


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:

Obtain Terra TCGA data as MultiAssayExperiment 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 Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.2.0), AnVIL, MultiAssayExperiment
Imports BiocFileCache, dplyr, GenomicRanges, methods, RaggedExperiment, readr, S4Vectors, stats, tidyr, TCGAutils, utils
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Source Package terraTCGAdata_1.9.0.tar.gz
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