DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.gwascat  

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representing and modeling data in the EMBL-EBI GWAS catalog

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Represent and model data in the EMBL-EBI GWAS catalog.

Author: VJ Carey <stvjc at>

Maintainer: VJ Carey <stvjc at>

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biocViews Genetics, Software
Version 2.30.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.10 (R-2.15) (11 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.5.0), methods
Imports S4Vectors(>= 0.9.25), IRanges, GenomeInfoDb, GenomicRanges(>= 1.29.6), GenomicFeatures, readr, Biostrings, AnnotationDbi, BiocFileCache, snpStats, VariantAnnotation, AnnotationHub
Suggests DO.db, DT, knitr, RBGL, testthat, rmarkdown, dplyr, Gviz, Rsamtools, rtracklayer, graph, ggbio, DelayedArray, TxDb.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19.knownGene,, BiocStyle
Enhances SNPlocs.Hsapiens.dbSNP144.GRCh37
Depends On Me liftOver, vtpnet
Imports Me circRNAprofiler
Suggests Me GenomicScores, grasp2db, hmdbQuery, ldblock, parglms, TFutils
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