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Scientific workflow management in proteomics.

Research paper by Jeroen S JS de Bruin, André M AM Deelder, Magnus M Palmblad

Indexed on: 14 Mar '12Published on: 14 Mar '12Published in: Molecular & cellular proteomics : MCP



Abstract

Data processing in proteomics can be a challenging endeavor, requiring extensive knowledge of many different software packages, all with different algorithms, data format requirements, and user interfaces. In this article we describe the integration of a number of existing programs and tools in Taverna Workbench, a scientific workflow manager currently being developed in the bioinformatics community. We demonstrate how a workflow manager provides a single, visually clear and intuitive interface to complex data analysis tasks in proteomics, from raw mass spectrometry data to protein identifications and beyond.