Using this function you can query people by partially matching or exact name and retrieve a list of matching people in Reactome.

rba_reactome_people_name(person_name, exact_match = FALSE, ...)



first and last name of the person


Logical: should the supplied name be considered as an exact match? (default = FALSE)


rbioapi option(s). See rba_options's arguments manual for more information on available options.


List where each element is a search hit contains the person's information.

Corresponding API Resources



  • Jassal B, Matthews L, Viteri G, Gong C, Lorente P, Fabregat A, Sidiropoulos K, Cook J, Gillespie M, Haw R, Loney F, May B, Milacic M, Rothfels K, Sevilla C, Shamovsky V, Shorser S, Varusai T, Weiser J, Wu G, Stein L, Hermjakob H, D'Eustachio P. The reactome pathway knowledgebase. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 Jan 8;48(D1):D498-D503. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz1031. PubMed PMID: 31691815.

  • Reactome Content Services API Documentation

See also

Other "Reactome Content Service - Person Queries": rba_reactome_people_id()


# \donttest{
# }
# \donttest{
rba_reactome_people_name("Steve Jupe", exact_match = TRUE)
# }