Use Case Examples

The cell transcriptome and cell image datasets on SCPortalen can be browsed freely. Alternatively, datasets or samples can be searched according to various biosample or technical parameters. Some use case senarios (a simple, intermediate and more advanced cases) are presented here in order to outline the functionality of SCPortalen and for new users to familiarize themselves with the layout of the database.

Simple Use-Case

Consider a researcher

Once the user has refined their search to find the samples of interest, among other results, the user can then click on the link for the cell ontology tree, the ontology tree for cell type that was searched for by the user, in this case the Human embryo tree will be displayed:

ontology tree