Questions tagged [rna-seq]

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Run cuffcompare in strand-agnostic mode

Is there a way to run Cufflinks' cuffcompare in a strand-agnostic mode? I would like to do this because I have some RNA-seq datasets derived from an unstranded run, that should be compared to a ...
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Why are TPMs per 10k or 100k in many scRNA-seq studies?

I noticed that many scRNA-seq papers normalize TPMs to 10k or 100k as opposed to 1M (as the abbreviation defines them). It doesn't really matter since you are just moving the decimal point, so why ...
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lower mapping rates in salmon v0.13 compared to previous versions

Hi there :) Thanks for the tool! I recently updated to the new salmon (from 0.8... its been a couple years) and I noticed that my mapping percentages change dramatically between the two versions. ...
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Getting genes specially up or down regulated

I have 6 RNA-seq samples like this 4 patients (005, 036, 121, 013) I have 3 tumour samples and 3 cancer models (organoid) This is PCA of log transformed data by ...
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Several models identify different which genes are significant

I want to find some good predictors (genes). This is my data, log transformed RNA-seq: ...
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RNA-Seq type and and optimal fusion detection

There are several popular types of RNA-Seq library prep which are frequently used: total RNA (with and without ribosomal depletion), mRNA-Seq/poly-A, and targeted mRNA-Seq/RNA exome. What would the ...
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Annotating splice junctions from tophat/STAR output

Is there a way to annotate the splice junctions output from tophat/STAR output? What I mean by annotate is can I know if it was involved in an alternative splicing event say skipped exon, MXE or ...
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R package equivalent to RSeQC infer_experiment to get strandedness of RNA-Seq

I am currently writing an R package that includes a module to run featureCounts (gene quantification tool) from Rsubread. I wanted to be able to specify the correct strandedness option to ...
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Patient-sample mapping in GSE72056 dataset

I want to use the single-cell data from the following expression profiling: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo/query/acc.cgi?acc=GSE72056 This is also the paper published and analyzed the data https://...
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“perl: warning: Setting locale failed.” in RepeatMasker

I'm trying to run Repeatmasker in Linux on the command line with: ...
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What could cause differing counts of R1 and R2 in Paired End Sequencing (RNASEQ)

I recently finished mapping an RNAseq run using STAR2.3.0 and noticed the read1 and read2 counts are different, according to samtools flagstat. The map% is ~80% but the R1 R2 counts are: R1=...
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load the phenotype data for ballgown

I am trying to reproduce the work of this paper [1], and I have run StringTie successfully, but after that I have to run Ballgown but could not understand this command: ...
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sva for RNA-Seq data without known phenotype

I have been working on RNA-Seq data from two different cohorts, and they show very strong batch effect (~35% variance explained by 1st component in PCA). Since I am trying to do a class discovery from ...
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GO Term heatmap plot in terms of P value or fold enrichment

I'm clustering genes in terms of expression after clustering them. I'm taking out clusters and trying to find out what kind of GO terms are coming up. I came across this figure from this paper, I want ...
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Mutation detection using Varscan2 on RNA sequencing for estimating tumour clones with pyclone or other package

I would like to analyze my RNA seq profiles from bulk tissue samples (Paired-End, 50M reads/sample, tumour-normal pairs) with varscan2 to detect mutations. Then I would like to use those detected ...
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Reproducing GTEx transcriptome analysis

I am willing to reproduce part of the analysis from "The human transcriptome across tissues and individuals" (Melé et all, 2015). I downloaded GTEx v6 FPKM data in txt format from GTEx portal. I want ...
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How to visualize genome track of gene in specific cell-lines?

I'm trying to make a plot showing genome tracks of specific genes in specific cell-lines of RNA-seq and Chip-seq data. It should look something like this I have recently seen this encode, but in ...
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Which R package to use for differential analysis with TPM values?

I'm using hisat2, stringtie tools for the RNA-Seq analysis. After stringtie using ballgown I get FPKM and TPM values for every gene. I have seen that edgeR, Deseq2 can be used for Counts data. I ...
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Filter out PCA outliers automatically

I am new to bioinformatics and PCA. What I am trying to do is to remove bad cells from a dataset that was obtained with scRNA-seq for ...
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Should I use log2-CPM values (voom-limma) as input for my model?

We have created a model to integrate several OMICs data, but we realized that the maximum TPM values of RNA-Seq data were so big that had unexpected effects on our results. We hypothesized that this ...
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How to segment genome into homozygote/heterozygote blocks based on RNA-Seq data

Given a RNA-Seq data of a progeny between two inbred lines (for example an F4 plant which was derived from two inbred lines (parents) and the F1 selfed 3 times; however this is probably not crucial ...
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Error using bseqsc

I will be very grateful for any hint on how to overcome the error. I wish to deconvolve my bulk RNA seq data obtained from the lungs of mice using single cell RNA seq data. For practice, I am ...
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What is the formula for Mg values in TMM normalization for RNA Seq data?

I am reading through the paper "A scaling normalization method for differential expression analysis of RNA-seq data" by Mark D Robinson, Alicia Oshlack, available here. In this paper they introduce a ...
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How to write the subclusters in file?

I have constructed a gene co-expression network from RNA-seq data. The network file is in edge list format of memory around 1gb which was created by calculating Pearson correlation of each gene pairs ...
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Is it advisable to remove X and Y chromosome genes in a bulk RNA-seq dataset at the level of the count matrix?

From this link remove X and Y chromosome genes in RNA-seq data using DESeq2 pipeline, I have learned that depending on context, it is perfectly valid to remove X and Y chromosomal genes in an RNA-seq ...
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Making a bed file for RSeQC

I making a bed file for RSeQC, so it can do things like compute the number of reads from exons, introns, 5"UTRs, etc. I want to use a bed file that corresponds to my GTF file, so I use gtf2bed to ...
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How to correctly parallelise RSeQC scripts with GNU parallel?

I have a .bam, as ouput from STAR aligner, from which I need to extract some info using RSeQC while using all the computational resources available to increase ...
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Likelihood Ratio Test in DEseq2

I have a RNA seq data which I am trying to identify DEGs. Dataset contains: Untreated - 2 replicates (time point 1st day) Treated - 4 replicates (2 replicates at 3rd day & 2 replicates at 7th ...
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Error in .computeSumFactors: cells should have non-zero library sizes

While trying to run the following code in R: ...
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Error in my RNAseq analysis

I was following the RNAseq analysis tutorial online(https://combine-australia.github.io/RNAseq-R/06-rnaseq-day1.html) but am not obtaining the same variance values for each row in the logcounts matrix....
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include a glimma interface in a shiny app

I am trying to code a shiny app for RNA-Seq data analysis. I would like to include glimma interactive plots in it. However, in my current interface, clicking the action button ...
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What should I do when I have “#NAME?” in my Log Fold Change data to calculate Z-score? replace with zero or what?

I am trying to calculate the Z-score for several columns with Log fold change (LFC) data from RNA-seq expression values. But the mean for all columns, except one of them, is -inf and the standard ...
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How to detail the specific GO terms

How can I get more specific GO terms when using clusterProfiler? I got my Dotplot by: ...
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Model matrix design for limma-voom and batch effect correction

I've posted it on Bioconductor but didn't get a response, so I thought maybe I could get some help here (most likely the same audience but I'll try) I have multiple clusters in a 270 leukaemia sample ...
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RNASeq: Normalization, stabilization, gene length and rlog

I was thinking about the best method for normalization, which takes gene length into account (in order to compare genes)... Do you think I can do that? : - taking raw counts and dividing each gene by ...
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How to analyze expression of certain group of genes in certain types of cell?

I need to analyze expression of ~ 400 genes with a certain function in the embryonic stem cells. All these genes are combined into one database with RefSeq IDs. What is a recommended workflow to ...
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CIBERSORT runtime error eval failed

I was running CIBERSORT but caught this error right after it started permutation: ...
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Which correlation method to compute the correlation score between different clusters of Sc-RNAseq data?

I'm analyzing single cell rna-seq data and trying to compute the correlation score between different clusters. Wondering how to choose the correlation method("pearson" (default), "kendall", or "...
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Selecting genes with more contribution from PCA

I have RNA-seq data in response to treatment vs non response; By machine learning I selected three principle components likely can predict the response based on the gene expression. Now I have ...
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Module preservation analysis WGCNA

I have done a WGCNA (weighted gene co-expression network analysis) analysis for various brain disorders. So along with control, I have 3 different disorders such as BPD, MDD and SCZ. Now I have to ...
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length of 'dimnames' [1686] must match that of 'dims' [3]

Please if anyone has experience with the use of the BSEQ-SC package for the deconvolution of bulk RNA sequencing data with single cell RNA sequencing data I will be very grateful for your suggestion. ...
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how to cluster data separately based on HTO tags

If I have 2 samples hashed, ran together and generated one ADT file for them, then how do I plot 2 different ADT clusters separated based on the hashtags. I did use HTOdemux, but it shows me ...
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What Galaxy tools can annotate a de novo assembly RNA seq plant transcripts?

What Galaxy tools can annotate a de novo assembly RNA seq plant transcripts? How to do it using Python API?
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How to transform and sort the matrix to make a heatmap showing signatures?

I have a matrix data with cells as rows and samples as columns. Here I am giving the data with dput ...
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Normalization for microbiome 16s sequence analysis

The way I understand things, normalization (such as in DeSeq2, EdgeR, etc.) serves two purposes: 1) Model the "real" abundance in the original samples from the read counts, 2) Make the abundance ...
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Normalization of data with rpkm

I'm very i difficult with normalization of my data. I was searching for transposable elements in my genome, and after this step, I made counts of reads in some transcripts. I produced something like ...
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P21 mutant Colon Cancer cell lines (RNA SEQ)

I need to obtain RNA sequence datasets for my project. The datasets should include P21 mutation, knockout and wild type in any Colon Cancer cell lines, Preferably in the same study. I'm not sure if ...
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Common Mouse and human DEG analysis

I have DEGs from human and mouse (equivalent of a human disease model), and would like to generate a logCPM correlation plot between the overlapping mouse and human gene (275 genes). Prior to ...
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Making a model of gene contribution in cancer diagnosis

I have raw read counts (Edgeseq technology) of 56 patients who have been ranked with Mandard score as responders and non-responders; I have done differential expression by DESeq2 and I obtained a ...
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Quality checking benchmarks for clustering

I'm currently working with several RNAseq datasets from the ENCODE database. My approach to assessing the quality of the data, i.e, reproducibility is by automating the assessment of expression ...