xTract specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_18721
Name xTract
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Programming languages Perl
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.0.0
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 5647560

[…] as two separate spectra, one at higher energy in the collision cell for fragments from sites 6–79, and one at lower energy for fragments from sites 114–130. data analysis was performed with xtract (thermo scientific) or mmass29 software, and graphical fragment maps were created with prosight lite.30 all intensity values used for the determination of weighted-average charges […]

PMCID: 5140025

[…] meaning that cross-link analysis is not routinely possible. maxquant was recently adopted for quantifying cross-links 15 being a first exception here. also, walzthoeni et al. developed software xtract to be used in conjunction with their identification pipeline for automated quantitation of cross-linking data 14. previously performed proof-of-principle work relied on an elementary […]

PMCID: 3902907

[…] 000 and 7500 resolutions, respectively. peptide sequences were identified from isotopically resolved masses in ms and ms/ms spectra extracted with and without deconvolution using thermo scientific xtract software. the data were analyzed using proteome discoverer 1.3 (thermo scientific) software configured with mascot and sequest search nodes and searched against refseq version 46, human […]

xTract institution(s)
Department of Biology, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Gene Center Munich, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany; Department of Biology and Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA; PhD Program in Systems Biology, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; PhD Program in Systems Biology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Faculty of Science, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
xTract funding source(s)
Supported by the European Union 7th Framework project PROSPECTS (Proteomics Specification in Time and Space; grant HEALTH-F4-2008-201648), the European Research Council (ERC) advanced grant “Proteomics v.3.0” (grant 233226), ERC advanced grant “Proteomics 4D—the proteome in context” (grant 670821) and ETH Zurich.

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