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Decoding cell replicational age from single-cell ATAC-seq data

The replicational age of single cells provides a temporal reference for tracking cell fate transition trajectories. The computational framework EpiTrace measures cell age using single-cell ATAC-seq data, specifically by considering chromatin accessibility at clock-like genomic loci, enabling the reconstruction of the history of developmental and pathological processes.

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Fig. 1: EpiTrace estimates cell age from scATAC data.


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This is a summary of: Xiao, Y. et al. Tracking single-cell evolution using clock-like chromatin accessibility loci. Nat. Biotechnol. (2024).

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