Load the cells from the mouse frontal cortex (Saunders et al., 2018).

Load the 71639 annotated cells located in the frontal cortex of adult mouses among the 690,000 cells studied by (Saunders et al., 2018) using the Drop-seq method. We have a 71639*7611 gene expression matrix Among the 7611 genes, we offer the user to provide a list of genes to subsample from. If not provided, all genes are kept.


save_path (str (default: 'data/')) – Location to use when saving/loading the data.

Return type:



AnnData with batch info (.obs['batch']) and label info (.obs['labels'])


>>> import scvi
>>> adata =