Development of the"Cell IO"database linking cellular level functions and phenotypes with gene expression


  • In progress
  • Database Integration Coordination Program (DICP)
  • Projects funded in FY 2024-Fostering

Name and affiliation of Research Director

OZAKI Haruka

Associate Professor, Institute of Medicine, University of Tsukuba

Outline of R&D

We will construct Cell IO, a database that integrates cell functions and phenotypes. Cell function/phenotype and perturbation information linked to single-cell transcriptome data of human, mouse, etc. will be integrated. Cell origin, function/phenotype, type of perturbation, species, and other information are collected from the literature to facilitate retrieval and data integration. The system enables the interpretation of gene expression as cell functions and phenotypes, and contributes to research on predicting cell functions and phenotypes from omics data and on designing cells with desired functions and phenotypes.

Main database(s) subject to research and development

Cell IO

Period of research and development

Apr 2024 to Mar 2027

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