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UMI or not UMI, that is the question for scRNA-seq zero-inflation

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Fig. 1: A comparison of the effect of UMI use and the sequencing platform on zero-inflation.


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We thank Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for funding (grants KU1315/14-1 and HO1582/12-1).

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Y.C. analyzed data and wrote the first draft, S.K. and R.K. reviewed work and revised the text, D.H. supervised work and wrote the final text.

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Cao, Y., Kitanovski, S., Küppers, R. et al. UMI or not UMI, that is the question for scRNA-seq zero-inflation. Nat Biotechnol 39, 158–159 (2021).

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