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Loads BioGRID data into NDEx

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NDEx BioGRID Content Loader Documentation Status

Python application for loading BioGRID data into NDEx.

This tool downloads and unpacks the BioGRID files below



  • Python 3.3+


git clone
cd ndexbiogridloader
make dist
pip install dist/ndexloadbiogrid*whl

Run make command with no arguments to see other build/deploy options including creation of Docker image



clean                remove all build, test, coverage and Python artifacts
clean-build          remove build artifacts
clean-pyc            remove Python file artifacts
clean-test           remove test and coverage artifacts
lint                 check style with flake8
test                 run tests quickly with the default Python
test-all             run tests on every Python version with tox
coverage             check code coverage quickly with the default Python
docs                 generate Sphinx HTML documentation, including API docs
servedocs            compile the docs watching for changes
testrelease          package and upload a TEST release
release              package and upload a release
dist                 builds source and wheel package
install              install the package to the active Python's site-packages
dockerbuild          build docker image and store in local repository
dockerpush           push image to dockerhub


The requires a configuration file in the following format be created. The default path for this configuration is ~/.ndexutils.conf but can be overridden with --conf flag.

Format of configuration file:

[<value in --profile (default ndexbiogridloader)>]

user = <NDEx username>
password = <NDEx password>
server = <NDEx server(omit http) ie>

Example of default configuration file:

user = joe123
password = somepassword123
server =

Needed files

TODO: Add description of needed files


For information invoke -h

The command shown below will download the default version of BioGRID files (3.5.175) to the working directory biogrid_data, will generate CX networks in this directory, and then upload these networks to default account specified in [ndexbiogridloader] section of default configuration file: biogrid_data

Via Docker

Example usage

TODO: Add information about example usage

docker run -v `pwd`:`pwd` -w `pwd` vrynkov/ndexbiogridloader:0.1.0 --conf conf # TODO Add other needed arguments here


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0.1.1 (2019-08-23)

  • First release on PyPI.

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