[BioC] Genecards v3 access

Marc Carlson mcarlson at fhcrc.org
Mon Sep 13 19:21:05 CEST 2010

Hi Dan,

I don't know if it is quite what you are looking for or not, but there
are a set of custom annotation packages based on the GeneCards database
which are maintained by Francesco Ferrari.  You can see them listed on
the annotation page here:



On 09/13/2010 04:14 AM, Sean Davis wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 6:56 AM, Daniel Brewer <daniel.brewer at icr.ac.uk>wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Just wondering if there was a way to interrogate genecards v3 from
>> within bioconductor/R?
> Hi, Dan.
> Are you aware of an API for querying and returning structured data from
> GeneCards?  As far as I know, the information is limited to HTML results to
> online queries.  Also, I am not aware of batch query capabilities for that
> site (well, they are limited to 100 genes/day, so I don't count that as
> batch).
> What information were you interested in getting from GeneCards?  It might be
> possible to get that information via other resources like biomaRt, NCBI,
> UCSC, or the annotation packages.
> Sean
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