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This is the development version of uSORT; for the stable release version, see uSORT.

uSORT: A self-refining ordering pipeline for gene selection

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

This package is designed to uncover the intrinsic cell progression path from single-cell RNA-seq data. It incorporates data pre-processing, preliminary PCA gene selection, preliminary cell ordering, feature selection, refined cell ordering, and post-analysis interpretation and visualization.

Author: Mai Chan Lau, Hao Chen, Jinmiao Chen

Maintainer: Hao Chen <chen_hao at>

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Version 1.31.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.4 (R-3.3) (7.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.3.0), tcltk
Imports igraph, Matrix, RANN, RSpectra, VGAM, gplots, parallel, plyr, methods, cluster, Biobase, fpc, BiocGenerics, monocle, grDevices, graphics, stats, utils
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