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The main purpose of the `dbparser` package is to parse [DrugBank]( database which is downloadable in XML format from [this link](


The parsed data can then be explored and analyzed.

To achieve this purpose, `dbparser`` package provides three main categories of functions:

- xml db reader,

- DrugBank elements parsers,

For more information kindly check the reference/index (

xml db reader functions

Reads DrugBank xml database and build drug elements full tree in memory

parsers functions

Each parser function is responsible of parsing certain drug element and returning its tibble.

Check this tutorial (


Maintainer: Mohammed Ali


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