Jinyan Huang | 16 Mar 04:00 2013
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Re: Gene symbol update.

Marc´╝î

Thank you very much for you help. You reply really make sense to me. I
have a list of old gene symbols that I simply want to modernize. You
code is what I want.

On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 8:32 PM, Marc Carlson <mcarlson <at> fhcrc.org> wrote:
> Hi Jinyan,
>
> It depends.  It depends on what you are using for annotations, and also
> which version of bioconductor/R you are using.  If you are using packages
> from the release last fall for example, then those things will have been
> updated back then.  We are currently in the middle of updating these things
> right now for the upcoming spring release.  And if you are using a web
> service like biomaRt, things may have already been updated very recently.
> So it depends on what you are using for annotations...
>
> Unless maybe you are actually asking about what to do with a list of old
> gene symbols that you simply want to modernize.  In that case, I think you
> want do do something like this:
>
> library(org.Hs.eg.db)
> select(org.Hs.eg.db, keys = c("CRSP6","KIAA0804"), cols="SYMBOL",
> keytype="ALIAS")
>
> Hope this helps,
>
>
>   Marc
>
>
>
> On 03/14/2013 10:09 PM, Jinyan Huang wrote:
>>
>> Dear expert,
>>
>> Is there some bioconductor package to update Gene symbol ?
>>
>> e.g.
>> CRSP6 update to MED17.
>> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/gene/9440
>>
>> KIAA0804 update to VPS8
>> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/gene/?term=KIAA0804
>>
>> --
>> Best wishes,
>>
>> Jinyan HUANG
>>
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Jinyan HUANG

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