orthologs {babelgene}R Documentation

Retrieve gene orthologs/homologs

Description

Retrieve gene orthologs/homologs for a set of genes.

Usage

orthologs(genes, species, human = TRUE, min_support = 3, top = TRUE)

Arguments

genes

A vector of gene symbols or Entrez/Ensembl IDs.

species

Species name, such as Mus musculus or mouse (see species() for options).

human

Input genes are human (or not).

min_support

Minimum number of supporting sources.

top

For each gene, output only the match with the highest support level.

Value

A data frame of gene pairs (human and given species).

References

Wright MW, Eyre TA, Lush MJ, Povey S, Bruford EA. HCOP: the HGNC comparison of orthology predictions search tool. Mamm Genome. 2005 Nov;16(11):827-8. doi: 10.1007/s00335-005-0103-2

Eyre TA, Wright MW, Lush MJ, Bruford EA. HCOP: a searchable database of human orthology predictions. Brief Bioinform. 2007 Jan;8(1):2-5. doi: 10.1093/bib/bbl030

Seal RL, Gordon SM, Lush MJ, Wright MW, Bruford EA. genenames.org: the HGNC resources in 2011. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan;39:D514-9. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkq892

Examples

orthologs(genes = "TP53", species = "mouse", human = TRUE)
orthologs(genes = c("Ptprc", "Cd34"), species = "mouse", human = FALSE)

[Package babelgene version 21.4 Index]