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This is the development version of RITAN; for the stable release version, see RITAN.

Rapid Integration of Term Annotation and Network resources

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

Tools for comprehensive gene set enrichment and extraction of multi-resource high confidence subnetworks. RITAN facilitates bioinformatic tasks for enabling network biology research.

Author: Michael Zimmermann [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Michael Zimmermann <mtzimmermann at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("RITAN")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

Choosing Resources HTML R Script
Enrichment Vignette HTML R Script
Multi-Tissue Analysis HTML R Script
Network Biology Vignette HTML R Script
Relationships Among Resources HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews FunctionalGenomics, GeneSetEnrichment, GraphAndNetwork, Network, NetworkEnrichment, NetworkInference, QualityControl, Software
Version 1.29.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.5 (R-3.4) (7 years)
License file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 4.0)
Imports graphics, methods, stats, utils, grid, gridExtra, reshape2, gplots, ggplot2, plotrix, RColorBrewer, STRINGdb, MCL, linkcomm, dynamicTreeCut, gsubfn, hash, png, sqldf, igraph, BgeeDB, knitr, RITANdata, GenomicFeatures, ensembldb, AnnotationFilter, EnsDb.Hsapiens.v86
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