PECAN specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_20530
Alternative name PEptide-Centric Analysis
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data Centroided DIA data, a list of query (target) peptides, and a background proteome database (typically a species protein sequence database).
Output data Auxiliary scores describing the assigned evidence of detection with an associated retention time for every target peptide and PECAN-generated decoy peptide.
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Python
License GNU Lesser General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Requirements pymzml, numpy, percolator
Maintained Yes



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PECAN institution(s)
Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA; Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
PECAN funding source(s)
Supported by the National Institutes of Health Grants P30 AG013280, R21 CA192983, P41 GM103533, and U54 HG008097, the US Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, and Early Career Research Program.

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