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mSPA specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_23209
Name mSPA
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Beta
Maintained Yes



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mSPA is a part of the MetaOpen tool.

Publication for mSPA

mSPA in publication

PMCID: 3787630
PMID: 24151524
DOI: 10.1155/2013/509761

[…] mass spectral similarity measures on the performance of the peak matching-based alignment approach., several peak matching-based alignment algorithms have been developed, such as msort [], disco [], mspa [], swpa [], and mbpa []. msort is a two-step peak alignment using a distance window, while disco is a two-step peak alignment using a mass spectral similarity window. the algorithm mspa employs […]

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mSPA institution(s)
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA; Department of Chemistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA; Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
mSPA funding source(s)
Supported by grant (1RO1GM087735-02) through the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) within the National Institute of Health (NIH); (DE-EM0000197) through the Department of Energy (DOE).

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