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biodbNcbi, a library for connecting to NCBI Databases.

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

The biodbNcbi library provides access to the NCBI databases CCDS, Gene, Pubchem Comp and Pubchem Subst, using biodb package framework. It allows to retrieve entries by their accession number. Web services can be accessed for searching the database by name or mass.

Author: Pierrick Roger [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Pierrick Roger <pierrick.roger at>

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


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:

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


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Version 1.8.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.15 (R-4.2) (2 years)
License AGPL-3
Depends R (>= 4.1)
Imports biodb(>= 1.3.2), R6, XML, chk
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