DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.MSGFplus    

This is the development version of MSGFplus; for the stable release version, see MSGFplus.

An interface between R and MS-GF+

Bioconductor version: Development (3.8)

This package contains function to perform peptide identification using the MS-GF+ algorithm. The package contains functionality for building up a parameter set both in code and through a simple GUI, as well as running the algorithm in batches, potentially asynchronously.

Author: Thomas Lin Pedersen

Maintainer: Thomas Lin Pedersen <thomasp85 at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("MSGFplus")):


To install this package, start R and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly=TRUE))
BiocManager::install("MSGFplus", version = "devel")


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biocViews MassSpectrometry, Proteomics, Software
Version 1.15.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1) (4 years)
License GPL (>= 2)
Depends methods
Imports mzID, ProtGenerics
Suggests gWidgets, knitr, testthat
SystemRequirements Java (>= 1.7)
Depends On Me proteomics
Imports Me MSGFgui
Suggests Me RforProteomics
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