selectTopMarkers: Select the most cell type specific markers

Description Usage Arguments Value

View source: R/methods-CellTypeHierarchy.R


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.


selectTopMarkers(marker_specificities, num_markers = 10)



The dataframe of specificity results produced by calculateMarkerSpecificity()


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


A data frame of specificity results

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