Rapid 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.
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Rapid 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.
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Rapid 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.
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Rapid

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.
3 April 2021: Releasing CellKb v2.1.1 with enhanced search and filter options.

What is CellKb
CellKb is a knowledgebase of tens of thousands of cell type marker gene sets manually collected from scientific literature, annotated with cell, tissue and disease ontologies, and integrated with protein-protein interaction networks.
Gene sets
24,132
Cell Types
1,977
Publications
475
Species
9
See how we collect the data 

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.
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Search cell types using marker genes
Use one or more lists of marker genes to find matching cell type signatures and interaction networks published in literature.
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Search cell types with keywords
Search cell types by name, tissue, experimental conditions, publication details and disease annotations.
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Search cell types by ontology
Navigate by cell, tissue or disease ontology. See experimental details and get cell type marker genes.
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Search cell types across species
Use a list of marker genes from one species to search matching cell type signatures in another species.
See how CellKb works 

News
CellKb v2.1.1 release
3 April 2021   NEW
We have enhanced the search options to allow filtering search results by celltypes/organs/tissues/publications/diseases/genes/other keywords.
RELEASE NOTES
CellKb Immune preprint is out
3 December 2020
The CellKb Immune preprint describing the CellKb functionality and methods is out on biorxiv.
Read it!