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DecoyPYrat | Fast Non-redundant Hybrid Decoy Sequence Generation for Large Scale Proteomics


Allows quick generation of decoy databases for both separate and concatenated searches. DecoyPyrat is an efficient open source application that significantly reduces the inaccuracy in decoy databases. This method is adaptable and can be used with many user defined parameters such as digestion specificity. It also generates decoys in a hybrid reverse, switch and shuffle multi-step process.

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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK

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Supported by Wellcome Trust grant (WT098051) at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

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