How to get started with single-cell data analysis

Once you receive your single-cell sequencing data, you can get started with your single-cell data analysis. It can be overwhelming when you first download the data. Here, we’ll give you some tips for the first steps of single-cell sequencing data analysis. Choose your method The first and most important is that there is not a…

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How to analyze your Visium data

Recently we have added the 10x Genomics Visium Spatial Gene Expression solution to our portfolio. The Visium workflow generates two types of data: an H&E or Immunofluorescence (IF) tissue image and sequencing data in FASTQ files. But what are the options once you receive your data? Here, we provide you with an overview of tools…

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What is Visium?

Visium Spatial Gene Expression is a spatial transcriptomics solution by 10x Genomics. In a previous blog post, we explain more about spatial transcriptomics in general, which you can read here.   Here, we’ll provide you with a quick overview of the Visium Spatial Gene Expression solution, which we recently started offering as a service.  A spatial transcriptomics solution  Since Visium Spatial Gene Expression is a…

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What is spatial transcriptomics?

Spatial transcriptomics is an overarching term for all methods that assign transcriptomics data to the original location within the tissue. Here, we explain why to consider spatial transcriptomics and from which spatial techniques you can choose. A brief history of spatial transcriptomics Although the term spatial transcriptomics was first introduced in 2016, the first steps…

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Four reasons to collaborate with a single-cell sequencing service provider

Getting started with single-cell sequencing can be overwhelming.  Most academic institutes have single-cell facilities, but if yours doesn’t or you’re looking for other single-cell techniques, you might want to consider working with a service provider.  Here, we explain why you should consider collaborating with a service provider for single-cell sequencing. 

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Single-cell sequencing: core facility or service provider?

When starting with single-cell sequencing, your might ask yourself: do I make use of a core facility or service provider? There are actually three options for single-cell sequencing. You can either make use of the core facility in your institute, outsource your project to a service provider or do everything by yourself. Here, we explain these…

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How to decide your single-cell sequencing parameters

A single-cell sequencing project has different parameters: the number of samples, cells per sample and reads per cell. But how do you decide how many cells you need? Or how deep you need to sequence? Here, we explain what your choice should be based upon. 

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How can I improve my research with single-cell sequencing?

As we explained before in our blog, “what is single-cell sequencing”, single-cell sequencing allows you to obtain high-resolution data of your sample(s). But how can you use single-cell sequencing to improve your research? Single-cell sequencing improves your understanding of complex biological systems Complex biological systems, such as tumors, organs, the central nervous system, and the immune system, are composed of many different cell (sub-)types. Single-cell sequencing allows…

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What is single-cell sequencing?

As a scientist, you might have come across single-cell sequencing before. But what is it exactly? In this post, we provide you with a brief explanation.

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