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Visualizing Single Cell and Spatial Transcriptomics

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Useful functions to visualize single cell and spatial data. It supports visualizing 'Seurat', 'SingleCellExperiment' and 'SpatialExperiment' objects through grammar of graphics syntax implemented in 'ggplot2'.

Author: Guangchuang Yu [aut, cre, cph] , Shuangbin Xu [aut] , Noriaki Sato [ctb]

Maintainer: Guangchuang Yu <guangchuangyu at>

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biocViews DimensionReduction, GeneExpression, SingleCell, Software, Spatial, Transcriptomics, Visualization
Version 1.2.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.18 (R-4.3) (0.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Imports Rcpp, RcppParallel, cli, dplyr, ggfun, ggplot2, grDevices, grid, methods, rlang, scattermore, stats, Seurat, SingleCellExperiment, SummarizedExperiment, tidydr, tidyr, tibble, utils, RColorBrewer, yulab.utils, scales
System Requirements GNU make
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Suggests aplot, BiocParallel, forcats, ggforce, ggnewscale, igraph, knitr, ks, Matrix, prettydoc, rmarkdown, scran, scater, scatterpie, scuttle, shadowtext, sf, SeuratObject, SpatialExperiment, STexampleData, testthat (>= 3.0.0)
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