DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.iSEE    

This package is for version 3.8 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see iSEE.

Interactive SummarizedExperiment Explorer

Bioconductor version: 3.8

Provides functions for creating an interactive Shiny-based graphical user interface for exploring data stored in SummarizedExperiment objects, including row- and column-level metadata. Particular attention is given to single-cell data in a SingleCellExperiment object with visualization of dimensionality reduction results.

Author: Kevin Rue-Albrecht [aut], Federico Marini [aut], Charlotte Soneson [aut, cre], Aaron Lun [aut]

Maintainer: Charlotte Soneson <charlottesoneson at>

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HTML R Script 1. The iSEE User's Guide
HTML R Script 2. The ExperimentColorMap Class
HTML R Script 3. Configuring iSEE apps
HTML R Script 4. Deploying custom panels
PDF   Reference Manual
Text   NEWS


biocViews CellBasedAssays, Clustering, DimensionReduction, FeatureExtraction, GUI, GeneExpression, ImmunoOncology, SingleCell, Software, Transcription, Transcriptomics, Visualization
Version 1.2.4
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.7 (R-3.5) (1 year)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Depends R (>= 3.5), SummarizedExperiment, SingleCellExperiment
Imports methods, BiocGenerics, S4Vectors, utils, stats, shiny, shinydashboard, shinyAce, shinyjs, DT, rintrojs, ggplot2, colourpicker, igraph, vipor, mgcv, reshape2, rentrez, AnnotationDbi, graphics, grDevices, viridisLite, cowplot, scales, dplyr
Suggests testthat, BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown, scRNAseq, scater, DelayedArray(>= 0.7.44), Rtsne, irlba, RColorBrewer, viridis,, htmltools
Depends On Me
Imports Me
Suggests Me DuoClustering2018, TabulaMurisData
Links To Me
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