Assay-class: The Assay Class

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Description

The Assay object is the basic unit of Seurat; each Assay stores raw, normalized, and scaled data as well as cluster information, variable features, and any other assay-specific metadata. Assays should contain single cell expression data such as RNA-seq, protein, or imputed expression data.

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counts

Unnormalized data such as raw counts or TPMs

data

Normalized expression data

scale.data

Scaled expression data

key

Key for the Assay

assay.orig

Original assay that this assay is based off of. Used to track assay provenence

var.features

Vector of features exhibiting high variance across single cells

meta.features

Feature-level metadata

misc

Utility slot for storing additional data associated with the assay


Seurat documentation built on Jan. 13, 2021, 7:11 p.m.