[BioC] Cannot connect to unimart using biomaRt

Dana Pascovici [guest] guest at bioconductor.org
Wed Mar 6 05:17:03 CET 2013


I can no longer connect to the uniprot biomart as below; I imagine it has something to do with the Biomart 0.8 release, but could not find any information.  Would you be able to offer any suggestions, or know of any planned outages?

Many thanks in advance,

> uniProt <- useMart("unimart")
Error in read.table(con, sep = "\t", header = FALSE, quote = "", comment.char = "",  : 
  no lines available in input

 -- output of sessionInfo(): 

> sessionInfo() 
R version 2.14.2 (2012-02-29)
Platform: i386-pc-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)

[1] LC_COLLATE=English_Australia.1252  LC_CTYPE=English_Australia.1252    LC_MONETARY=English_Australia.1252
[4] LC_NUMERIC=C                       LC_TIME=English_Australia.1252    

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices datasets  utils     methods   base     

other attached packages:
[1] biomaRt_2.10.0      BiocInstaller_1.2.1 rcom_2.2-3.1.1      rscproxy_1.3-1     

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] fortunes_1.5-0 RCurl_1.91-1.1 tools_2.14.2   XML_3.95-0.1  

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