Single-Cell RNA Sequencing and de novo Cell Type Discovery | Illumina Video

14 March 2016

Characterization of cells, cell types, and development, is a challenging problem. Traditionally, pathologists apply methods that rely on the a priori knowledge about morphological characteristics of cells. These methods can be controversial and may take a long time. Single-cell sequencing provides the ultimate precision in the un-biased de novo cellular characterization of tissues.

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