DecoyDatabaseBuilder

DecoyDatabaseBuilder (a PeakQuant module)

DecoyDatabaseBuilder is a module of the PeakQuant suite, it enables the generation of decoy sequences for amino acid databases.

It is written in Java (version 1.5.x or higher is required for Microsoft Windows, Java 1.6.x for Linux and Apple).

At the moment the DecoyDatabaseBuilder software is publicly available and free for non-commercial use.

Hint: Users encountered fatal exceptions when using 32-bit versions of Java; you should try 64-bit also (don't forget to change the browser's helper application for JNLP files to this 64-bit version)!

If you use DecoyDatabaseBuilder to publish results please cite the following reference:

"Reidegeld KA, Eisenacher M, Kohl M, Chamrad D, Körting G, Blüggel M, Meyer HE, Stephan C (2008): An easy-to-use Decoy Database Builder software tool, implementing different decoy strategies for false discovery rate calculation in automated MS/MS protein identifications. Proteomics 2008 Mar;8(6):1129-37" [PubMed ID: 18338823]


At the moment the DecoyDatabaseBuilder software is publicly available and free for non-commercial use.

To use DecoyDatabaseBuilder as local installed version, download the following file, unzip to an arbitrary folder like "C:\DecoyDatabaseBuilder \" and double-click DecoyDatabaseBuilder .jar:

download DecoyDatabaseBuilder dist_1_5_47.zip (local jar after unzip, version 1.5.47)

Contact person: Martin Eisenacher