MAST fits two-part, generalized linear models that are specially adapted for bimodal and/or zero-inflated single cell gene expression data.
Vignettes are available in the package via
SingleCellExperimentunder the hood, and is in Bioconductor.
For general questions, please submit a question to the bioconductor support site so that others can benefit from the discussion.
For bug reports (something seems broken): open a bug report here.
This version available here on github may only properly function if you are running Bioconductor Devel, which is not something you will want to run for existing analyses! Instead follow instructions below.
You may install or update
install.packages("BiocManager") # Needed to install all Bioconductor packages ::install("MAST")BiocManager
If you find MAST useful in your work, please consider citing the paper: MAST: a flexible statistical framework for assessing transcriptional changes and characterizing heterogeneity in single-cell RNA sequencing data G Finak, A McDavid, M Yajima, J Deng, V Gersuk, AK Shalek, CK Slichter et al Genome biology 16 (1), 278
The version that was used in the Genome Biology paper is accesible under the branch