ArchR: An integrative and scalable software package for single-cell chromatin accessibility analysis
The advent of large-scale single-cell chromatin accessibility profiling has accelerated our ability to map gene regulatory landscapes, but has outpaced the development of robust, scalable software to rapidly extract biological meaning from these data. Here we present a software suite for single-cell analysis of regulatory chromatin in R (ArchR; www.ArchRProject.com) that enables fast and comprehensive analysis of single-cell chromatin accessibility data. ArchR provides an intuitive, user-focused interface for complex single-cell analyses including doublet removal, single-cell clustering and cell type identification, robust peak set generation, cellular trajectory identification, DNA element to gene linkage, transcription factor footprinting, mRNA expression level prediction from chromatin accessibility, and multi-omic integration with scRNA-seq. Enabling the analysis of over 1.2 million single cells within 8 hours on a standard Unix laptop, ArchR is a comprehensive analytical suite for end-to-end analysis of single-cell chromatin accessibility data that will accelerate the understanding of gene regulation at the resolution of individual cells. ### Competing Interest Statement W.J.G. and H.Y.C. are consultants for 10x Genomics who has licensed IP associated with ATAC-seq. W.J.G. has additional affiliations with Guardant Health (consultant) and Protillion Biosciences (co-founder and consultant). H.Y.C. is a co-founder of Accent Therapeutics, Boundless Bio, and a consultant for Arsenal Biosciences and Spring Discovery.
- Downloaded 2,687 times
- Download rankings, all-time:
- Site-wide: 2,233 out of 89,390
- In genomics: 430 out of 5,699
- Year to date:
- Site-wide: 397 out of 89,390
- Since beginning of last month:
- Site-wide: 374 out of 89,390
Downloads over time
Distribution of downloads per paper, site-wide
- 18 Dec 2019: We're pleased to announce PanLingua, a new tool that enables you to search for machine-translated bioRxiv preprints using more than 100 different languages.
- 21 May 2019: PLOS Biology has published a community page about Rxivist.org and its design.
- 10 May 2019: The paper analyzing the Rxivist dataset has been published at eLife.
- 1 Mar 2019: We now have summary statistics about bioRxiv downloads and submissions.
- 8 Feb 2019: Data from Altmetric is now available on the Rxivist details page for every preprint. Look for the "donut" under the download metrics.
- 30 Jan 2019: preLights has featured the Rxivist preprint and written about our findings.
- 22 Jan 2019: Nature just published an article about Rxivist and our data.
- 13 Jan 2019: The Rxivist preprint is live!