David Tabb
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Supporting tool suite for production proteomics.

Ma ZQ, Tabb DL, Burden J, Chambers MC, Cox MB, Cantrell MJ, Ham AJ, Litton MD, Oreto MR, Schultz WC, Sobecki SM, Tsui TY, Wernke GR, Liebler DC
Bioinformatics. 2011 27 (22): 3214-5

PMID: 21965817 · PMCID: PMC3208394 · DOI:10.1093/bioinformatics/btr544

SUMMARY - The large amount of data produced by proteomics experiments requires effective bioinformatics tools for the integration of data management and data analysis. Here we introduce a suite of tools developed at Vanderbilt University to support production proteomics. We present the Backup Utility Service tool for automated instrument file backup and the ScanSifter tool for data conversion. We also describe a queuing system to coordinate identification pipelines and the File Collector tool for batch copying analytical results. These tools are individually useful but collectively reinforce each other. They are particularly valuable for proteomics core facilities or research institutions that need to manage multiple mass spectrometers. With minor changes, they could support other types of biomolecular resource facilities.

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Mass Spectrometry Proteome Proteomics Software

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