DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.GenomicDataCommons  

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NIH / NCI Genomic Data Commons Access

Bioconductor version: 3.16

Programmatically access the NIH / NCI Genomic Data Commons RESTful service.

Author: Martin Morgan [aut], Sean Davis [aut, cre], Marcel Ramos [ctb]

Maintainer: Sean Davis <seandavi at>

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HTML R Script Introduction to Accessing the NCI Genomic Data Commons
HTML R Script Questions and answers from over the years
HTML R Script Somatic Mutation Data
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biocViews DataImport, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.22.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.5 (R-3.4) (6 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.4.0), magrittr
Imports stats, httr, xml2, jsonlite, utils, rlang, readr, GenomicRanges, IRanges, dplyr, rappdirs, tibble
Suggests BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown, DT, testthat, listviewer, ggplot2, GenomicAlignments, Rsamtools, BiocParallel, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg38.knownGene, VariantAnnotation, maftools, R.utils, data.table
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