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Merge ROIs from IMC

Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:53 pm
by Seb
hi all

I'm looking for a way to merge various ROIs to rebuild the original image.
I have mcd files, tiffs and txt files per each ROI, I can't seem to find a way to do that tho

any suggestions would be great, thanks

Re: Merge ROIs from IMC

Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:57 am
by votti

The ablation coordinates required to do this can be found in the XML embedded in the `.mcd` file.
This gets also extracted as easier parsable`.csv` files when converting `.mcd` files to folders containing `.ome.tiff`s using the `imctools` library.
(`Convert zipped IMC acquisitions to input format` step in the ImcSegmentationPipeline ... sing.ipynb or using imctools directly: ...

I have a script how to combine the ROI, show them on the Panorama, show the before/after image... based on this extracted metadata and put it on my TODO list to share it.

Re: Merge ROIs from IMC

Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:52 pm
by Seb
thank you for the reply.
so, i have the coordinate csv files for most of my mcd files, made by a person in our core, but now I'd like to put them together to analyze spatial relationship using the whole image.
I'm happy to give it a shot but I'm not sure where to start...