Crux: Rapid Open Source Protein Tandem Mass Spectrometry Analysis

J Proteome Res. 2014 Oct 3;13(10):4488-91. doi: 10.1021/pr500741y. Epub 2014 Sep 9.


Efficiently and accurately analyzing big protein tandem mass spectrometry data sets requires robust software that incorporates state-of-the-art computational, machine learning, and statistical methods. The Crux mass spectrometry analysis software toolkit ( ) is an open source project that aims to provide users with a cross-platform suite of analysis tools for interpreting protein mass spectrometry data.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Databases, Protein
  • Internet
  • Proteins / chemistry*
  • Tandem Mass Spectrometry / methods*


  • Proteins