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KEGG pathway visualization by ggplot2

Bioconductor version: Release (3.18)

This package aims to import, parse, and analyze KEGG data such as KEGG PATHWAY and KEGG MODULE. The package supports visualizing KEGG information using ggplot2 and ggraph through using the grammar of graphics. The package enables the direct visualization of the results from various omics analysis packages.

Author: Noriaki Sato [cre, aut]

Maintainer: Noriaki Sato <nori at>

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if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


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biocViews DataImport, KEGG, Pathways, Software
Version 1.0.13
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.18 (R-4.3) (< 6 months)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 4.3.0), ggplot2, ggraph, XML, igraph, tidygraph
Imports BiocFileCache, GetoptLong, data.table, dplyr, magick, patchwork, shadowtext, stringr, tibble,, methods, utils, stats, AnnotationDbi, grDevices, gtable
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