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This package is for version 3.18 of Bioconductor. This package has been removed from Bioconductor. For the last stable, up-to-date release version, see biodbMirbase.

biodbMirbase, a library for connecting to miRBase mature database

Bioconductor version: Release (3.18)

The biodbMirbase library is an extension of the biodb framework package, that provides access to miRBase mature database. It allows to retrieve entries by their accession number, and run specific web services. Description: The biodbMirbase library provides access to the miRBase Database, using biodb package framework.

Author: Pierrick Roger [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Pierrick Roger <pierrick.roger at>

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


To install this package, start R (version "4.3") 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 biodbMirbase package. HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DataImport, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.5.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.15 (R-4.2) (2 years)
License AGPL-3
Depends R (>= 4.1)
Imports biodb(>= 1.3.1), R6, stringr, chk
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Suggests roxygen2, BiocStyle, testthat (>= 2.0.0), devtools, knitr, rmarkdown, covr, lgr
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