Contains functions for identifying and correcting HGNC human gene symbols and MGI mouse gene symbols which have been converted to date format by Excel, withdrawn, or aliased. Also contains functions for reversibly converting between HGNC symbols and valid R names.
To update the symbols maps for human and mouse yourself, download this repository and run:
from its root directory. Note that this script uses the "roxygen2" R library to update the documentation.
Alternatively, you can use updated maps without updating the package, see
Note to self - when updating the vignette, update the gh-pages website (https://waldronlab.github.io/HGNChelper/) like this:
# pip install ghp-import Rscript -e "devtools::build_vignettes()" ghp-import inst/doc git push