The multiMiR web server hosts a database containing miRNA-target interactions from external databases. The package multiMiR provides functions to communicate with the multiMiR web server and its database.
Note this repository is where active development occurs (think 'nightly' builds). The recommended release and devel versions are available via Bioconductor (as of Bioconductor 3.6).
# To install multiMiR, use biocLite() source("https://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R") biocLite() biocLite("multiMiR")
Terminology used in package:
- sql components: SELECT or FROM or ON or WHERE... etc. (mmsql_components class)
- sql features: specific to this DB and the options used to generate meaningful queries (i.e. mirna; conserved; table type: validated, predicted; etc.)
- sql: a complete sql statement (mmsql class)
- query: table result of sql statement (mmquery class), class includes sql statement and parts.