DCE specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_27845
Name DCE
Alternative name Datacube Explorer
Software type Application/Script
Interface Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use Academic or non-commercial use
Operating system Windows
Programming languages C#
Computer skills Medium
Version 2.3
Stability Stable
Microsoft .NET
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Ron Heeren

Publication for Datacube Explorer

DCE citations


Mass spectrometry imaging for plant biology: a review

PMCID: 4870303
PMID: 27340381
DOI: 10.1007/s11101-015-9440-2

[…] ation of a number of software packages, and over the past 3 years there has been significant development and improvement in the range of software. This includes BioMap (Novartis, Basel, Switzerland), Datacube Explorer (FOM-AMOLF, Amsterdam, Netherlands) (Klinkert et al. ), FlexImaging and ClinProTools (Bruker Daltonik, Bremen, Germany), HDI (high-definition MALDI MS imaging) coupled to MassLynx an […]


Benchmark datasets for 3D MALDI and DESI imaging mass spectrometry

PMCID: 4418095
PMID: 25941567
DOI: 10.1186/s13742-015-0059-4

[…] nformation on the imzML format, including instructions on how to read it, please refer to []. Several freely available software packages are available for reading 2D imzML files, including BioMap [], Datacube Explorer [], and MSiReader []. However, these software packages do not allow one to open datasets that are as large as those provided here and are for 2D data only. The Volume Explorer softwa […]

DCE institution(s)
FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
DCE funding source(s)
Supported by the “Nederlandse organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)”.

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