convertid: Convert Gene IDs Between Each Other and Fetch Annotations from Biomart

Gene Symbols or Ensembl Gene IDs are converted using the Bimap interface in 'AnnotationDbi' in convertId2() but that function is only provided as fallback mechanism for the most common use cases in data analysis. The main function in the package is which queries BioMart using the full capacity of the API provided through the 'biomaRt' package. Presets and defaults are provided for convenience but all "marts", "filters" and "attributes" can be set by the user. Function convert.alias() converts Gene Symbols to Aliases and vice versa and function likely_symbol() attempts to determine the most likely current Gene Symbol.

Version: 0.1.8
Depends: AnnotationDbi
Imports:,, plyr, stringr, biomaRt, stats, xml2, utils, rappdirs, assertthat, methods, httr, BiocFileCache
Published: 2023-11-29
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.convertid
Author: Vidal Fey [aut, cre], Henrik Edgren [aut]
Maintainer: Vidal Fey <vidal.fey at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: convertid results


Reference manual: convertid.pdf


Package source: convertid_0.1.8.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): not available, r-oldrel (arm64): convertid_0.1.8.tgz, r-release (x86_64): convertid_0.1.8.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): not available
Old sources: convertid archive


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