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In this vignette, we process fastq data from scRNA-seq (10x v2 chemistry) with to make a sparse matrix that can be used in downstream analysis. Then we will start that standard downstream analysis with Seurat.


First, if you want to run this notebook, please make sure you have git installed, go to the terminal and

git clone

This will download a directory called BUS_notebooks_R in the directory you are in when running the git command. Inside the BUS_notebooks_R directory, this notebook is in the analysis directory. Then create an R project in the BUS_notebooks_R directory. This notebook is in the analysis directory. Also, in RStudio, go to Tools -> Global Options -> R Markdown, and set “Evaluate chunks in directory” to “Project”. The reason why is that this website was built with workflowr, which renders the notebooks in the project directory rather than the document directory.

Alternatively, you can directly download this notebook here and open it in RStudio, but make sure to adjust the paths where files are downloaded and where output files are stored to match those in your environment.

Install packages

The primary analysis section of this notebook demonstrates the use of command line tools kallisto and bustools. The binary of bustools can be found here. We need the development branch of kallisto for this notebook, as the current release version does not support 10x v3 chemistry. This needs to be built from source. The instruction is below.

Note for Windows users: bustools does not have a Windows binary, but you can use a Linux subsystem in Windows 10. If you use earlier version of Windows, then unfortunately you need to either use Linux dual boot or virtual machine or find a Linux or Mac computer such as a server.

Install devel branch of kallisto

Here we use kallisto to pseudoalign the reads to the transcriptome and then to create the bus file to be converted to a sparse matrix.

Note that for 10x v3 chemistry, we need the development branch of kallisto; 10xv3 is not supported by the current release version. See this link for an instruction to build kallisto from source. I will also demonstrate how to install the development version here:

cd ~
git clone
cd kallisto
# Switch to devel branch
git checkout devel
# Run autoconf, only done once, not run again when you recompile
cd ext/htslib
# Get back to kallisto root directory
cd ../..
# Build kallisto
mkdir build
cd build
# Run cmake
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=<where you want the kallisto binary to be> ..
make install

Note that if you installed the development version of kallisto in your personal directory (if you don’t have root privilege), you need to add the directory with the binary of the development version to the environment variable PATH and add the directory containing any dynamic library dependency to the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH (e.g. ~/anaconda3/lib, if you used conda to install the package). If you see error like unable to load dynamic library, not found, while you are sure that you have installed hdf5, then you should find and add the directory containing it to LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

How to add something to a variable in bash? For example, in each bash chunk in RStudio:

export PATH=$PATH:/home/lambda/mylibs/bin
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/home/lambda/miniconda3/lib
# Other bash commands...

The $PATH means the existing content of the environment variable PATH, and here we are adding something new to the existing content, without overwriting the existing content. The same applies for LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

In RStudio, each bash chunk is a separate session, so you will need to add those directories to PATH and LD_LIBRARY_PATH in every single bash chunk, which is quite annoying. Also note that, if you use Linux, while every time you log in, the file .bashrc is sourced, adding non-default directories to variables like PATH, the bash chunks in R are not affected by this. The PATH and other variables are different from those you see in the terminal outside RStudio. So you will have to source ~/.bashrc in every single bash chunk, which is also quite annoying.

A way to work around this is to create a file in your home directory called .Renviron, such as in Linux terminal, with vim .Renviron. Alternatively, you can use in R file.create("~/.Renviron"), and then open that file in RStudio to edit it. Then add all the paths to command line tools you want R to find there. Then restart the R session; the .Renviron file is sourced when R starts up. Below is the content of my .Renviron:


You can see the numerous paths in my personal directory added to the environment variables. Perhaps there’s a better way, but so far, this works. The default version of kallisto in the server of our group is the release version, so for the rest of the notebook, the path ~/mylibs/bin signifies the devel version.

Install R dependencies

We will be using the R packages below. BUSpaRse is not yet on CRAN or Bioconductor. For Mac users, see the installation note for BUSpaRse. We will also use Seurat 3.0, which is not yet on CRAN (the CRAN version is 2.3.4), for the standard downstream analysis. Seurat 3.0 has some cool new features such as getting batch corrected gene count matrix and cell label transfer across datasets. See this paper for more detail. Though we will not get into those new features here, it’s worthwhile to check them out.

# Install devtools if it's not already installed
if (!require(devtools)) {
# Install from GitHub
devtools::install_github("satijalab/seurat", ref = "release/3.0")

The package DropletUtils will be used to estimate the number of real cells as opposed to empty droplets. It’s on Bioconductor, and here is how it should be installed:

if (!require(BiocManager)) {

The other R packages below are on CRAN, and can be installed with install.packages.


Download data

The data set we are using here is 1k 1:1 Mixture of Fresh Frozen Human (HEK293T) and Mouse (NIH3T3) Cells from the 10x website. First, we download the fastq files (4.54 GB).

download.file("", destfile = "./data/hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs.tar", quiet = TRUE)

Then untar this file

cd ./data
tar -xvf ./hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs.tar
#> hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/
#> hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L001_R2_001.fastq.gz
#> hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L002_I1_001.fastq.gz
#> hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L001_R1_001.fastq.gz
#> hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L002_R1_001.fastq.gz
#> hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L002_R2_001.fastq.gz
#> hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L001_I1_001.fastq.gz

Primary analysis

Build the kallisto index

Here we use kallisto to pseudoalign the reads to the transcriptome and then to create the bus file to be converted to a sparse matrix. The first step is to build an index of the transcriptome. This data set has both human and mouse cells, so we need both human and mouse transcriptomes. The transcriptomes downloaded here are from Ensembl version 95, released in January 2019. As of the writing of this notebook, this is the most recent Ensembl release.

# Human transcriptome
download.file("", "./data/hs_cdna.fa.gz", quiet = TRUE)
# Mouse transcriptome
download.file("", "./data/mm_cdna.fa.gz", quiet = TRUE)
~/mylibs/bin/kallisto version
#> kallisto, version 0.45.0

Actually, we don’t need to unzip the fasta files

~/mylibs/bin/kallisto index -i ./output/hs_mm_tr_index.idx ./data/hs_cdna.fa.gz ./data/mm_cdna.fa.gz
#> [build] loading fasta file ./data/hs_cdna.fa.gz
#> [build] loading fasta file ./data/mm_cdna.fa.gz
#> [build] k-mer length: 31
#> [build] warning: clipped off poly-A tail (longer than 10)
#>         from 2083 target sequences
#> [build] warning: replaced 8 non-ACGUT characters in the input sequence
#>         with pseudorandom nucleotides
#> [build] counting k-mers ... done.
#> [build] building target de Bruijn graph ...  done 
#> [build] creating equivalence classes ...  done
#> [build] target de Bruijn graph has 2145397 contigs and contains 206575877 k-mers

Run kallisto bus

Here we will generate the bus file. Here bus stands for Barbode, UMI, Set (i.e. equivalent class). In text form, it is a table whose first column is the barcode. The second column is the UMI that are associated with the barcode. The third column is the index of the equivalence class reads with the UMI maps to (equivalence class will be explained later). The fourth column is count of reads with this barcode, UMI, and equivalence class combination, which is ignored as one UMI should stand for one molecule. See this paper for more detail.

These are the technologies supported by kallisto bus:

system("~/mylibs/bin/kallisto bus --list", intern = TRUE)
#> Warning in system("~/mylibs/bin/kallisto bus --list", intern = TRUE):
#> running command '~/mylibs/bin/kallisto bus --list' had status 1
#>  [1] "List of supported single-cell technologies"
#>  [2] ""                                          
#>  [3] "short name       description"              
#>  [4] "----------       -----------"              
#>  [5] "10xv1            10x version 1 chemistry"  
#>  [6] "10xv2            10x version 2 chemistry"  
#>  [7] "10xv3            10x version 3 chemistry"  
#>  [8] "CELSeq           CEL-Seq"                  
#>  [9] "CELSeq2          CEL-Seq version 2"        
#> [10] "DropSeq          DropSeq"                  
#> [11] "inDrops          inDrops"                  
#> [12] "SCRBSeq          SCRB-Seq"                 
#> [13] "SureCell         SureCell for ddSEQ"       
#> [14] ""                                          
#> attr(,"status")
#> [1] 1

Here we see 10xv3 support. Here we have 2 samples. Each sample has 3 files: I1 means sample index, R1 means barcode and UMI, and R2 means the piece of cDNA. The -i argument specifies the index file we just built. The -o argument specifies the output directory. The -x argument specifies the sequencing technology used to generate this data set. The -t argument specifies the number of threads used, and 8 threads have been used in this example.

cd ./data
~/mylibs/bin/kallisto bus -i ../output/hs_mm_tr_index.idx \
-o ../output/out_hgmm1k_v3 -x 10xv3 -t8 \
./hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L001_R1_001.fastq.gz \
./hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L001_R2_001.fastq.gz \
./hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L002_R1_001.fastq.gz \
#> [index] k-mer length: 31
#> [index] number of targets: 303,693
#> [index] number of k-mers: 206,575,877
#> [index] number of equivalence classes: 1,256,267
#> [quant] will process sample 1: ./hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L001_R1_001.fastq.gz
#>                                ./hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L001_R2_001.fastq.gz
#> [quant] will process sample 2: ./hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L002_R1_001.fastq.gz
#>                                ./hgmm_1k_v3_fastqs/hgmm_1k_v3_S1_L002_R2_001.fastq.gz
#> [quant] finding pseudoalignments for the reads ... done
#> [quant] processed 63,105,786 reads, 46,343,056 reads pseudoaligned

See what the outputs are

#> [1] ""       "output.bus"      "run_info.json"   "transcripts.txt"

Run BUStools

The output.bus file is a binary. In order to make R parse it, we need to convert it into a sorted text file. There’s a command line tool bustools for this. The reason why kallisto bus outputs this binary rather than the sorted text file directly is that the binary can be very compressed to save disk space. The such compression is achieved, a future version of R package BUSpaRse may support directly reading the binary to convert to sparse matrix. At present, as bustools is still under development, such compression has not been achieved, and as a result, the binary is slightly larger than the text file.

# Sort, with 8 threads
bustools sort -o ./output/out_hgmm1k_v3/output.sorted -t8 ./output/out_hgmm1k_v3/output.bus
# Convert sorted file to text
bustools text -o ./output/out_hgmm1k_v3/output.sorted.txt ./output/out_hgmm1k_v3/output.sorted
#> Read in 46343056 number of busrecords
#> All sorted
#> Read in 37843256 number of busrecords

This is what the bus file looks like:

First column is barcode, second column is UMI, 3rd column is equivalence class index, and 4th column is count, which is ignored. This has already been sorted according to barcode.

head ./output/out_hgmm1k_v3/output.sorted.txt

Map transcripts to genes

For the sparse matrix, most people are interested in how many UMIs per gene per cell, we here we will quantify this from the bus output, and to do so, we need to find which gene corresponds to each transcript. Remember in the output of kallisto bus, there’s the file transcripts.txt. Those are the transcripts in the transcriptome index. Now we’ll only keep the transcripts present there and make sure that the transcripts in tr2g are in the same order as those in the index. You will soon see why the order is important.

Remember that we downloaded transcriptome FASTA files from Ensembl just now. In FASTA files, each entry is a sequence with a name. In Ensembl FASTA files, the sequence name has genome annotation of the corresponding sequence, so we can extract transcript IDs and corresponding gene IDs and gene names from there.

tr2g <- transcript2gene(fasta_file = c("./data/hs_cdna.fa.gz", "./data/mm_cdna.fa.gz"),
                        kallisto_out_path = "./output/out_hgmm1k_v3")
#> Reading FASTA file.
#> Reading FASTA file.
#> Sorting transcripts
head(tr2g) %>% knitr::kable()
transcript gene gene_name
ENST00000632684.1 ENSG00000282431.1 TRBD1
ENST00000434970.2 ENSG00000237235.2 TRDD2
ENST00000448914.1 ENSG00000228985.1 TRDD3
ENST00000415118.1 ENSG00000223997.1 TRDD1
ENST00000631435.1 ENSG00000282253.1 TRBD1
ENST00000390583.1 ENSG00000211923.1 IGHD3-10

Alternative ways of getting tr2g have been implemented in the BUSpaRse package. You may use tr2g_ensembl to query Ensembl with biomart to get transcript and gene IDs. If you use this method, then please make sure that the Ensembl version used in the query matches that of the transcriptome. This method is convenient for the user since you only need to input species names, but it can be slow since biomart database query can be slow. You may also use tr2g_gtf for GTF files and tr2g_gff3 for GFF3 files, which are more useful for non-model organisms absent from Ensemble. After calling the tr2g_* family of functions, you should sort the transcripts from those functions with sort_tr2g so the transcripts are in the same order as those in the kallisto index. The FASTA way is the fastest, as reading FASTA files is faster than reading GTF and GFF files. Whichever way you choose, this shouldn’t take much more than half a minute per species.

The function transcript2gene not only gets the transcript and gene IDs but also sorts the transcripts. This function only supports Ensembl biomart query and Ensembl fasta files as the source of transcript and gene IDs, as the attribute field of GTF and GFF3 files can differ between sources and further cleanup may be needed.

Map ECs to genes

The 3rd column in the output.sorted.txt is the equivalence class (EC) index of each UMI for each cell barcode. Equivalence class (EC) means the set of transcripts in the transcriptome that the read is compatible to. While in most cases, an EC only has transcripts for the same gene, there are some ECs that have transcripts for different genes. The file in the kallisto bus output,, maps the EC index in output.sorted.txt to sets of line numbers in the transcriptome assembly. That’s why we ensured that the tr2g data frame has the same order as the transcripts in the index.

Also note that while this function supports multithreading, unless the file is really large, setting ncores > 1 will not improve performance since only 1 core will be used anyway. It may even compromise performance since creating multiple processes has overhead. For this dataset, where is 68.8MB, it is not large enough to warrant the use of more than 1 core.

genes <- EC2gene(tr2g, "./output/out_hgmm1k_v3", ncores = 1)
#> Reading
#> Processing genes

Now for each EC, we have a set of genes the EC is compatible to.

#> [[1]]
#> [1] "ENSG00000282431.1"
#> [[2]]
#> [1] "ENSG00000237235.2"
#> [[3]]
#> [1] "ENSG00000228985.1"
#> [[4]]
#> [1] "ENSG00000223997.1"
#> [[5]]
#> [1] "ENSG00000282253.1"
#> [[6]]
#> [1] "ENSG00000211923.1"
#> [[1]]
#> [1] "ENSG00000196418.12" "ENSG00000178199.13" "ENSG00000011523.13"
#> [[2]]
#> [1] "ENSMUSG00000044026.2"  "ENSMUSG00000026470.14" "ENSMUSG00000048424.17"
#> [4] "ENSMUSG00000110746.3" 
#> [[3]]
#>  [1] "ENSG00000121413.12" "ENSG00000117115.12" "ENSG00000117475.13"
#>  [4] "ENSG00000197380.10" "ENSG00000158220.13" "ENSG00000163378.13"
#>  [7] "ENSG00000196417.12" "ENSG00000149311.18" "ENSG00000167984.17"
#> [10] "ENSG00000274897.2"  "ENSG00000265863.1" 
#> [[4]]
#> [1] "ENSG00000070814.19" "ENSG00000166847.9" 
#> [[5]]
#>  [1] "ENSG00000135930.13" "ENSG00000204842.15" "ENSG00000141665.12"
#>  [4] "ENSG00000163877.10" "ENSG00000197580.11" "ENSG00000131686.14"
#>  [7] "ENSG00000159023.21" "ENSG00000183323.12" "ENSG00000113558.18"
#> [10] "ENSG00000277868.4" 
#> [[6]]
#> [1] "ENSG00000148734.7"  "ENSG00000187715.13"

Apparently some ECs map to many genes.

Make the sparse matrix

For 10x, we do have a file with all valid cell barcodes that comes with CellRanger. You need to install CellRanger to get this file, though you do not need to run CellRanger for this notebook. The whitelist is optional, so if you don’t have one, you may skip the whitelist step and the whitelist argument in the makr_sparse_matrix function.

# Copy v3 chemistry whitelist to working directory
cp ~/cellranger-3.0.1/cellranger-cs/3.0.1/lib/python/cellranger/barcodes/3M-february-2018.txt.gz \
# Read in the whitelist
whitelist_v3 <- fread("./data/whitelist_v3.txt.gz", header = FALSE)$V1
#> [1] 6794880

That’s an order of magnitude more than the 737K in v2 chemistry.

Now we have everything we need to make the sparse matrix. This function reads in output.sorted.txt line by line and processes them. It does not do barcode correction for now, so the barcode must exactly match those in the whitelist if one is provided. It took 5 to 6 minutes to construct the sparse matrix in the hgmm6k dataset, which has over 280 million lines in output.sorted.txt, which is over 9GB. Here the data set is smaller, and it takes less than a minute. A future version of BUSpaRse will parallelize this process to make it more scalable for huge datasets. For now, it’s single threaded.

Note that the arguments est_ncells (estimated number of cells) and est_ngenes (estimated number of genes) are important. With the estimate, this function reserves memory for the data to be added into, reducing the need of reallocation, which will slow the function down. Since the vast majority of “cells” you get in this sparse matrix are empty droplets rather than cells, please put at least 200 times more “cells” than you actually expect in est_ncells.

If you do not have a whitelist of barcodes, then it’s fine; the whitelist argument is optional.

res_mat <- make_sparse_matrix("./output/out_hgmm1k_v3/output.sorted.txt",
                              genes = genes, est_ncells = 3e5,
                              est_ngenes = nrow(tr2g),
                              whitelist = whitelist_v3)
#> Reading data
#> Read 5 million lines
#> Read 10 million lines
#> Read 15 million lines
#> Read 20 million lines
#> Read 25 million lines
#> Read 30 million lines
#> Read 35 million lines
#> Constructing sparse matrix

The matrix we get has genes in rows and barcode in columns. The row names are the gene IDs (not using human readable gene names since they’re not guaranteed to be unique), and the column names are cell barcodes.

For Ensembl transcriptomes, all the 3 steps in BUSpaRse we have just done can be condensed into one step, with the busparse_gene_count function.

Explore the data

Remove empty droplets

Cool, so now we have the sparse matrix. What does it look like?

#> [1]  47332 416360

That’s way more cells than we expect, which is about 1000. So what’s going on?

How many UMIs per barcode?

tot_counts <- Matrix::colSums(res_mat)
#>      Min.   1st Qu.    Median      Mean   3rd Qu.      Max. 
#>      1.00      1.00      1.00     82.63      4.00 154919.00

The vast majority of “cells” have only a few UMI detected. Those are empty droplets. 10x claims to have cell capture rate of up to 65%, but in practice, depending on how many cells are in fact loaded, the rate can be much lower. A commonly used method to estimate the number of empty droplets is barcode ranking knee and inflection points, as those are often assumed to represent transition between two components of a distribution. While more sophisticated method exist (e.g. see emptyDrops in DropletUtils), for simplicity, we will use the barcode ranking method here. However, whichever way we go, we don’t have the ground truth.

# Compute barcode rank
bc_rank <- barcodeRanks(res_mat)
qplot(bc_rank$rank, bc_rank$total, geom = "line") +
  geom_hline(yintercept = bc_rank$knee, color = "blue", linetype = 2) +
  geom_hline(yintercept = bc_rank$inflection, color = "green", linetype = 2) +
  annotate("text", x = 1000, y = 1.5 * c(bc_rank$knee, bc_rank$inflection),
           label = c("knee", "inflection"), color = c("blue", "green")) +
  scale_x_log10() +
  scale_y_log10() +
  labs(x = "Rank", y = "Total reads") +

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The inflection point looks like a reasonable number of cells.

# Filter the matrix
res_mat <- res_mat[, tot_counts > bc_rank$inflection]
#> [1] 47332  1020

Cell species

How many cells are from humans and how many from mice? The number of cells with mixed species indicates doublet rate.

gene_species <- ifelse(str_detect(rownames(res_mat), "^ENSMUSG"), "mouse", "human")
mouse_inds <- gene_species == "mouse"
human_inds <- gene_species == "human"
# mark cells as mouse or human
cell_species <- tibble(n_mouse_umi = Matrix::colSums(res_mat[mouse_inds,]),
                       n_human_umi = Matrix::colSums(res_mat[human_inds,]),
                       tot_umi = Matrix::colSums(res_mat),
                       prop_mouse = n_mouse_umi / tot_umi,
                       prop_human = n_human_umi / tot_umi)
# Classify species based on proportion of UMI
cell_species <- cell_species %>% 
  mutate(species = case_when(
    prop_mouse > 0.9 ~ "mouse",
    prop_human > 0.9 ~ "human",
    TRUE ~ "mixed"
ggplot(cell_species, aes(n_human_umi, n_mouse_umi, color = species)) +
  geom_point(size = 0.5) +

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Great, looks like the vast majority of cells are not mixed.

cell_species %>% 
  dplyr::count(species) %>% 
  mutate(proportion = n / ncol(res_mat))
#> # A tibble: 3 x 3
#>   species     n proportion
#>   <chr>   <int>      <dbl>
#> 1 human     488    0.478  
#> 2 mixed       2    0.00196
#> 3 mouse     530    0.520

Great, only about 0.2% of cells here are doublets, which is lower than the ~1% 10x lists. Also, it seems from the plot that most “doublets” have very few UMIs. Doublet rate tends to be lower when cell concentration is lower. However, doublets can still be formed with cells from the same species, so the number of mixed species “cells” is only a lower bound of doublet rate.

Dimension reduction

Note: Seurat 3.0, which is not yet on CRAN, is used in this notebook.

seu <- CreateSeuratObject(res_mat, min.cells = 3) %>% 
  NormalizeData(verbose = FALSE) %>% 
  ScaleData(verbose = FALSE) %>% 
  FindVariableFeatures(verbose = FALSE)
# Add species to meta data
seu <- AddMetaData(seu, metadata = cell_species$species, = "species")

See how number of total counts and number of genes expressed are distributed.

VlnPlot(seu, c("nCount_RNA", "nFeature_RNA"), = "species")

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seu <- RunPCA(seu, verbose = FALSE, npcs = 30)
ElbowPlot(seu, ndims = 30)

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DimPlot(seu, reduction = "pca", pt.size = 0.5, = "species")

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The first PC separates species, as expected. Here the 2 mixed species “cells” seem to be more similar to human cells than mouse cells.

seu <- RunTSNE(seu, dims = 1:20, check_duplicates = FALSE)
DimPlot(seu, reduction = "tsne", pt.size = 0.5, = "species")

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