babelgene: Gene Orthologs for Model Organisms in a Tidy Data Format

Genomic analysis of model organisms frequently requires the use of databases based on human data or making comparisons to patient-derived resources. This requires harmonization of gene names into the same gene space. The 'babelgene' R package converts between human and non-human gene orthologs/homologs. The package integrates orthology assertion predictions sourced from multiple databases as compiled by the HGNC Comparison of Orthology Predictions (HCOP) (Wright et al. 2005 <doi:10.1007/s00335-005-0103-2>, Eyre et al. 2007 <doi:10.1093/bib/bbl030>, Seal et al. 2011 <doi:10.1093/nar/gkq892>).

Version: 22.9
Depends: R (≥ 3.4)
Imports: dplyr, methods, rlang
Suggests: covr, knitr, rmarkdown, testthat (≥ 3.0.0)
Published: 2022-09-29
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.babelgene
Author: Igor Dolgalev ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Igor Dolgalev <igor.dolgalev at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
In views: Omics
CRAN checks: babelgene results


Reference manual: babelgene.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to babelgene


Package source: babelgene_22.9.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): babelgene_22.9.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): babelgene_22.9.tgz, r-release (x86_64): babelgene_22.9.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): babelgene_22.9.tgz
Old sources: babelgene archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: msigdbr, orthogene, sparrow


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