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Explore NanoString GeoMx DSP Spatial Transcriptomics with BBrowser
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From Single-cell RNA-sequencing to Spatial RNA-sequencing Since its invention, single-cell RNA-sequencing has become one of the most popular genomic tools. Despite its power in dissecting the transcriptome at individual cell resolution, single-cell RNA-sequencing stil faces several limitations. One of them is the lack of critical spatial information. Adding spatial context […]

The Basics of DESeq2 – A Powerful Tool in Differential Expression Analysis for Single-cell RNA-Seq
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Differential expression analysis is a common step in a Single-cell RNA-Seq data analysis workflow. In our previous post, we have given an overview of differential expression analysis tools in single-cell RNA-Seq. This time, we’d like to discuss a frequently used tool – DESeq2 (Love, Huber, & Anders, 2014).  According to […]

BioTuring Data Science Platform: A Jupyter notebook library of latest methods for single-cell analysis in R and Python
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Did you know that by the end of 2021, the number of tools for single-cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-seq) data analysis has passed 1,000? (Zappia and Theis, 2021) This massive resource accelerates the exploration of single-cell data. At the same time, the plethora of options poses several challenges for researchers, such as:   […]

The Maze of Differential Gene Expression Analysis in Single-cell RNA-Seq
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Single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) unfolds biological processes at individual cell resolution. One key step that makes up the power of scRNA-seq is the spotting of differentially expressed (DE) genes. However, characteristics like high heterogeneity and data sparsity (high zero counts) are the main obstacles in finding DE genes in scRNA-seq […]

Batch Effect in Single-Cell RNA-Seq: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
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One essential step in the preprocessing of single-cell RNA-Seq data (scRNA-seq) is batch effect correction. However, much confusion remained around this step. In this article, let’s address the most frequently asked questions about handling batch effect in single-cell RNA-Seq. .  What is Batch Effect in Single-cell RNA-Seq? Batch effect happens […]

Comparing UMAP vs t-SNE in Single-cell RNA-Seq Data Visualization, Simply Explained
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How to Make Sense of Single-cell RNA Sequencing Data? Less is More Thanks to single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq), researchers are blessed with a trove of information. Yet, this blessing is also a curse in data visualization and further analysis! Since each cell is described by its gene expression profile, our […]

Dissect a spatial transcriptomics brain dataset with BBrowser: the human prefrontal cortex by Maynard et al. (2021)

Spatial Transcriptomics Brain Data Is In Demand The spatial gene expression contributes significantly to brain morphology, physiology, and connectivity. However, obtaining spatial transcriptomics brain data has long been a technical challenge. Recently, with continuous breakthroughs in spatial transcriptomics sequencing technique and data analysis tools, spatial human brain single cell RNA-Seq […]

Exploring “Dysfunctional CD8 T Cells Form a Proliferative, Dynamically Regulated Compartment within Human Melanoma” (Li et al., 2018) | BioTuring Cellpedia

Welcome to our new BioTuring Cellpedia series! We are excited to introduce a new blog series that provides you with an overview of some interesting datasets indexed in BioTuring Browser public repository, a platform for instant access and reanalysis of published single-cell RNA-seq data. Details on their experimental designs and […]

BioTuring Browser: the software to resolve major challenges in single-cell RNA-seq data analysis

Single-cell RNA-seq technologies have opened up a completely new era for transcriptomic studies. For the first time ever, scientists can look at individual transcriptomic profiles of millions of cells, and better understand how each cell functions in a tissue. Yet science is confronting bigger challenges analyzing these massive amounts of […]