Rapid cell type search

using marker genes

Assign cell types in your single-cell and spatial RNA-seq data with the largest reference database of cell markers.

Rapid cell type search

using marker genes

Assign cell types in your single-cell and spatial RNA-seq data with the largest reference database of cell markers.

Rapid cell type search

using marker genes

Assign cell types in your single-cell and spatial RNA-seq data with the largest reference database of cell markers.

Rapid

cell type search

using

marker genes

Assign cell types in your single-cell and spatial RNA-seq data with the largest reference database of cell markers.

Use the largest reference database of cell types
CellKb is a knowledgebase of cell type marker gene sets manually collected and curated from scientific literature. All cell types are annotated with cell, tissue and disease ontologies, and integrated with protein-protein interaction networks.
Gene sets
29,000
Cell Types
2,232
Publications
579
Species
9

CellKb v2.1.2: Updated 13 June 2021

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Annotate your single-cell and spatial RNA-seq data
CellKb helps scientists rapidly search through published literature to find matching cell types associated with known cell marker genes, saving significant time and money.
Search cell types using marker genes
Search cell types with keywords
Search cell types by ontology
Search cell types across species
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CellKb in literature
1. A deep convolutional neural network for segmentation of whole-slide pathology images identifies novel tumour cell-perivascular niche interactions that are associated with poor survival in glioblastoma
Zadeh Shirazi, A., McDonnell, M.D., Fornaciari, E. et al.   British Journal of Cancer, 2021.
2. CellKb Immune: a manually curated database of mammalian immune marker gene sets optimized for rapid cell type identification
Patil, A. & Patil, A.   bioRxiv, 2020.
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