Creates an additional metadata column with information about interacting and non-interacting cell types of the selected cell-cell interaction.
addCellIntMetadata( gobject, spatial_network = "spatial_network", cluster_column, cell_interaction, name = "select_int", return_gobject = TRUE )
name of spatial network to use
column of cell types
cell-cell interaction to use
name for the new metadata column
return an updated giotto object
This function will create an additional metadata column which selects interacting cell types for a specific cell-cell interaction. For example, if you want to color interacting astrocytes and oligodendrocytes it will create a new metadata column with the values "select_astrocytes", "select_oligodendrocytes", "other_astrocytes", "other_oligodendroyctes" and "other". Where "other" is all other cell types found within the selected cell type column.