Select the most cell type specific markers

Description

This is a handy wrapper function around dplyr's top_n function to extract the most specific genes for each cell type. Convenient, for example, for selecting a balanced set of genes to be used in semi-supervised clustering or ordering.

Usage

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selectTopMarkers(marker_specificities, num_markers = 10)

Arguments

marker_specificities

The dataframe of specificity results produced by calculateMarkerSpecificity()

num_markers

The number of markers that will be shown for each cell type

Value

A data frame of specificity results

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