MHCflurry specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_19394
Name MHCflurry
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Some fixed length 9mer peptides.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
License Apache License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Alex Rubinsteyn <>
  • person_outline Timothy O’Donnell <>
  • person_outline Nandita Damaraju <>
  • person_outline Jeff Hammerbacher <>

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MHCflurry in publication

PMCID: 5938574
PMID: 29618526
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0387

[…] the peptide and mhc were then represented using both sparse vector encoding and blosum encoding, in which amino acids are encoded by matrix score vectors. a comparable method to the netmhc tools is mhcflurry [], a method which shows superior performance on peptides of lengths other than nine. mhcflurry adds placeholder amino acids to transform variable-length peptides to length 15 peptides. […]

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MHCflurry institution(s)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA

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