Fetch the current genome build (assembly) version from online resources.

currentEnsemblGenomeBuild(organism)

currentGencodeGenomeBuild(organism)

currentRefSeqGenomeBuild(organism, taxonomicGroup = NULL)

currentUCSCGenomeBuild(organism)

Arguments

organism

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

taxonomicGroup

character(1). Only applies to RefSeq. FTP server taxonomic group subdirectory path (e.g. "vertebrate_mammalian"). Defining this manually avoids having to query the FTP server.

Value

character(1). Genome assembly build version.

Note

Updated 2020-01-31.

See also

Examples

currentEnsemblGenomeBuild("Homo sapiens")
#> [1] "GRCh38.p13"
currentGencodeGenomeBuild("Homo sapiens")
#> [1] "GRCh38.p13"
currentRefSeqGenomeBuild( organism = "Homo sapiens", taxonomicGroup = "vertebrate_mammalian" )
#> [1] "GCF_000001405.39_GRCh38.p13"
currentUCSCGenomeBuild("Homo sapiens")
#> [1] "hg38"