The 'Single cell studies database' lists papers in single cell transcriptomics with several fields of manually curated metadata.

See this pre-print for details:

A curated database reveals trends in single cell transcriptomics
Valentine Svensson, Eduardo da Veiga Beltrame
bioRxiv 742304; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/742304

A Google Sheets based GUI for the database can be accessed here.

Study missing or incorrect? Submit through this form

A TSV version of the current state of the database can be downloaded from www.nxn.se/single-cell-studies/data.tsv

See these examples for programmatic access:

With Python

In [1]: import pandas as pd
In [2]: data = pd.read_csv('http://nxn.se/single-cell-studies/data.tsv', sep='\t')

With R

> library(tidyverse)
> data <- readr::read_delim('http://www.nxn.se/single-cell-studies/data.tsv', delim = '\t')

Accessing snapshots with gsutil

$ gsutil ls gs://single-cell-studies | tail
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-06T08:00:00.tsv
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-07T08:00:01.tsv
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-10T08:00:04.tsv
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-11T08:00:01.tsv
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-12T08:00:06.tsv
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-13T08:00:01.tsv
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-14T08:00:06.tsv
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-15T08:00:00.tsv
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-16T08:00:01.tsv
gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-17T08:00:01.tsv

$ gsutil cp gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-17T08:00:01.tsv .
Copying gs://single-cell-studies/data_snapshot_2019-08-17T08:00:01.tsv...
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Operation completed over 1 objects/249.2 KiB.

Summary chart based on Google Data Studio

This view shows only scRNA-seq studies as this has the most dramatically growing technology in both scale and use. Many columns are also omitted for the sake of summary. Feel free to get in touch for general queries.