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Single-Cell RNA-Seq Analysis Utilities

Bioconductor version: Release (3.18)

Provides basic utility functions for performing single-cell analyses, focusing on simple normalization, quality control and data transformations. Also provides some helper functions to assist development of other packages.

Author: Aaron Lun [aut, cre], Davis McCarthy [aut]

Maintainer: Aaron Lun <infinite.monkeys.with.keyboards at gmail.com>

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


To install this package, start R (version "4.3") and enter:

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


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

1. Quality control HTML R Script
2. Normalization HTML R Script
3. Other functions HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews DataImport, GeneExpression, ImmunoOncology, Normalization, Preprocessing, QualityControl, RNASeq, Sequencing, SingleCell, Software, Transcriptomics
Version 1.12.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.12 (R-4.0) (3.5 years)
License GPL-3
Depends SingleCellExperiment
Imports methods, utils, stats, Matrix, Rcpp, BiocGenerics, S4Vectors, BiocParallel, GenomicRanges, SummarizedExperiment, DelayedArray, DelayedMatrixStats, beachmat
System Requirements C++11
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Suggests BiocStyle, knitr, scRNAseq, rmarkdown, testthat, scran
Linking To Rcpp, beachmat
Depends On Me scater, scran
Imports Me BASiCS, BASiCStan, batchelor, DropletUtils, FLAMES, imcRtools, mia, mumosa, muscat, scDblFinder, singleCellTK, spatialHeatmap, spatialLIBD, splatter, velociraptor
Suggests Me bluster, DESpace, dreamlet, escheR, ggsc, HCAData, iSEEde, iSEEpathways, mastR, miloR, MouseThymusAgeing, raer, SCArray, schex, SingleR, TSCAN
Links To Me DropletUtils, scran
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