The Trans-Proteomic Pipeline: Robust Mass Spectrometry-based Proteomics Data Analysis Suite

05 October 2022, Version 1
This content is a preprint and has not undergone peer review at the time of posting.


The Trans-Proteomic Pipeline mass spectrometry data analysis suite has been in continual development and refinement since its first tools PeptideProphet and ProteinProphet were published twenty years ago. The current release provides a large complement of tools for spectrum processing, spectrum searching, search validation, abundance computation, protein inference, and more. Many of the tools include machine-learning modeling to extract the most information from datasets and build robust statistical models to compute the probabilities that derived information is correct. Here we present the latest information on the many TPP tools, and how TPP can be deployed on various platforms from personal Windows laptops to Linux clusters and expansive cloud computing environments. We describe tutorials on how to use TPP in a variety of ways and describe synergistic projects that leverage TPP. We conclude with plans for continued development of TPP.


mass spectrometry
Trans-Proteomic Pipeline
computational proteomics


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