DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.ensemblVEP  

This is the development version of ensemblVEP; for the stable release version, see ensemblVEP.

R Interface to Ensembl Variant Effect Predictor

Bioconductor version: Development (3.18)

Query the Ensembl Variant Effect Predictor via the perl API.

Author: Valerie Obenchain and Lori Shepherd

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at bioconductor.org>

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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biocViews Annotation, SNP, Software, VariantAnnotation
Version 1.43.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.12 (R-3.0) (10.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends methods, BiocGenerics, GenomicRanges, VariantAnnotation
Imports S4Vectors(>= 0.9.25), Biostrings, SummarizedExperiment, GenomeInfoDb, stats
Suggests RUnit
SystemRequirements Ensembl VEP (API version 105) and the Perl modules DBI and DBD::mysql must be installed. See the package README and Ensembl installation instructions: http://www.ensembl.org/info/docs/tools/vep/script/vep_download.html#installer
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