Obtain the latest release version from various genome annotation sources.

currentEnsemblVersion()

currentGencodeVersion(organism)

currentRefseqVersion()

currentFlybaseVersion(dmel = FALSE)

currentWormbaseVersion()

Arguments

organism

character(1). Full Latin organism name (e.g. "Homo sapiens").

dmel

logical(1). Return Drosophila melanogaster genome release version.

Value

character(1). Release version.

Note

Updated 2020-01-20.

See also

Refer to the koopa package for shell variants:

  • current-ensembl-version.

  • current-flybase-version.

  • current-gencode-version.

  • current-refseq-version.

  • current-wormbase-version.

Examples

## Protect against Ensembl timeouts causing build checks to fail. ## > if (goalie::hasInternet(url = "ftp://ftp.ensembl.org/")) { ## > currentEnsemblVersion() ## > }