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

Software to enable the smooth interfacing of different database packages

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

The package enables a simple unified interface to several annotation packages each of which has its own schema by taking advantage of the fact that each of these packages implements a select methods.

Author: Marc Carlson [aut], Martin Morgan [aut], Valerie Obenchain [aut], Aliyu Atiku Mustapha [ctb] (Converted 'OrganismDbi' vignette from Sweave to RMarkdown / HTML.), Bioconductor Package Maintainer [cre]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

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

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


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:

OrganismDbi: A meta framework for Annotation Packages HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Annotation, Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.47.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.11 (R-2.15) (12 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.14.0), BiocGenerics(>= 0.15.10), AnnotationDbi(>= 1.33.15), GenomicFeatures(>= 1.39.4)
Imports methods, utils, stats, DBI, BiocManager, Biobase, graph, RBGL, S4Vectors, IRanges, GenomicRanges(>= 1.31.13), txdbmaker
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Suggests Homo.sapiens, Rattus.norvegicus, BSgenome.Hsapiens.UCSC.hg19, AnnotationHub, FDb.UCSC.tRNAs, mirbase.db, rtracklayer, biomaRt, RUnit, RMariaDB, BiocStyle, knitr
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Depends On Me Homo.sapiens, Mus.musculus, Rattus.norvegicus
Imports Me AnnotationHubData, epivizrData, ggbio, uncoverappLib
Suggests Me ChIPpeakAnno, epivizrStandalone
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