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STRINGdb - Protein-Protein Interaction Networks and Functional Enrichment Analysis

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

The STRINGdb package provides a R interface to the STRING protein-protein interactions database (https://string-db.org).

Author: Andrea Franceschini <andrea.franceschini at isb-sib.ch>

Maintainer: Damian Szklarczyk <damian.szklarczyk at imls.uzh.ch>

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