HUPO Brain Proteome Project: summary of the pilot phase and introduction of a comprehensive data reprocessing strategy

Proteomics. 2006 Sep;6(18):4890-8. doi: 10.1002/pmic.200600295.


The Human Proteome Organisation (HUPO) initiated several projects focusing on the proteome analysis of distinct human organs. The Brain Proteome Project (BPP) is the initiative dedicated to the brain, its development and correlated diseases. Two pilot studies have been performed aiming at the comparison of techniques, laboratories and approaches. With the help of the results gained, objective data submission, storage and reprocessing workflow have been established. The biological relevance of the data will be drawn from the inter-laboratory comparisons as well as from the re-calculation of all data sets submitted by the different groups. In the following, results of the single groups as well as the centralised reprocessing effort will be summarised and compared, showing the added value of this concerted work.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain / metabolism*
  • Computational Biology
  • Databases, Protein
  • Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe / metabolism
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Mice
  • Multicenter Studies as Topic
  • Pilot Projects
  • Proteome / analysis*
  • Proteome / metabolism


  • Proteome