cell type search
using marker genes
Search thousands of manually collected and annotated cell types and author-defined marker gene sets from published literature in seconds!
What you can do with CellKb
CellKb helps scientists rapidly search through published literature to find matching cell types associated with known marker genes, saving significant time and effort.
Search cell types using marker genes
Use one or more lists of marker genes to find matching cell type signatures published in literature.
Search cell types with keywords
Search cell types by name, tissue, experimental conditions, publication details and disease annotations.
Search cell types by ontology
Navigate by cell, tissue or disease ontology. See experimental details and get cell type marker genes.
Search cell types across species
Use a list of marker genes from one species to search matching cell type signatures in another species.
CellKb v2.01 release
12 October 2020 NEW
CellKb can now be used to search multiple gene clusters for matching cell types in a single query.RELEASE NOTES
CellKb v2.0 release
26 August 2020
Announcing the release of CellKb v2.0 with new marker gene sets, disease annotations, ability to browse the database contents and a FREE trial version for academic users.RELEASE NOTES
CellKb 1.0 release
26 April 2020
We announce the release of CellKb version 1.0, a knowledgebase of cell types manually collected from literature with deep curation and annotations.RELEASE NOTES