DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.Spaniel    

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Spatial Transcriptomics Analysis

Bioconductor version: 3.10

Spaniel includes a series of tools to aid the quality control and analysis of Spatial Transcriptomics data. The package contains functions to create either a Seurat object or SingleCellExperiment from a count matrix and spatial barcode file and provides a method of loading a histologial image into R. The spanielPlot function allows visualisation of metrics contained within the S4 object overlaid onto the image of the tissue.

Author: Rachel Queen <rachel.queen at>

Maintainer: Rachel Queen <rachel.queen at>

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biocViews Clustering, Coverage, DataImport, DataRepresentation, GeneExpression, Infrastructure, Normalization, Preprocessing, QualityControl, RNASeq, Sequencing, SingleCell, Software, Transcriptomics, Visualization
Version 1.0.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.10 (R-3.6) (< 6 months)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 3.6), Seurat, SingleCellExperiment, SummarizedExperiment, dplyr
Imports methods, ggplot2, scater(>= 1.13.27), shiny, jpeg, magrittr, utils, S4Vectors
Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, devtools
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