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Discover and Access Single Cell Data Sets in the CELLxGENE Data Portal

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

The cellxgene data portal ( provides a graphical user interface to collections of single-cell sequence data processed in standard ways to 'count matrix' summaries. The cellxgenedp package provides an alternative, R-based inteface, allowind data discovery, viewing, and downloading.

Author: Martin Morgan [aut, cre] , Kayla Interdonato [aut]

Maintainer: Martin Morgan <mtmorgan.bioc at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("cellxgenedp")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

Case studies HTML R Script
Discovery and retrieval HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DataImport, SingleCell, Software, ThirdPartyClient
Version 1.8.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.15 (R-4.2) (2 years)
License Artistic-2.0
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Imports httr, curl, utils, tools, shiny, DT, rjsoncons
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