Baffling Recursive Algorithm for Isotope distributioN calculations

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Package for calculating aggregated isotopic distribution and exact center-masses for chemical substances (in this version composed of C, H, N, O and S). This is an implementation of the BRAIN algorithm described in the paper by J. Claesen, P. Dittwald, T. Burzykowski and D. Valkenborg.

Author: Piotr Dittwald, with contributions of Dirk Valkenborg and Jurgen Claesen

Maintainer: Piotr Dittwald <piotr.dittwald at>

To install this package, start R and enter:


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


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Version 1.10.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.10 (R-2.15)
License GPL-2
Depends R (>= 2.8.1), PolynomF, Biostrings, lattice
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