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Extracting insights from heterogeneous tissues

A limitation of data obtained from RNA-seq experiments is the presence of different types of cell expression, making it difficult to identify the contribution of cell-type composition or cell-type-specific expression. A new study addresses this problem by proposing a method for cell-type-aware analysis of RNA-seq data.

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Fig. 1: Interpreting gene expression differences in mixed samples.

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Aran, D. Extracting insights from heterogeneous tissues. Nat Comput Sci 1, 247–248 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43588-021-00061-8

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