DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.cosmiq    

This is the development version of cosmiq; for the stable release version, see cosmiq.

cosmiq - COmbining Single Masses Into Quantities

Bioconductor version: Development (3.8)

cosmiq is a tool for the preprocessing of liquid- or gas - chromatography mass spectrometry (LCMS/GCMS) data with a focus on metabolomics or lipidomics applications. To improve the detection of low abundant signals, cosmiq generates master maps of the mZ/RT space from all acquired runs before a peak detection algorithm is applied. The result is a more robust identification and quantification of low-intensity MS signals compared to conventional approaches where peak picking is performed in each LCMS/GCMS file separately. The cosmiq package builds on the xcmsSet object structure and can be therefore integrated well with the package xcms as an alternative preprocessing step.

Author: David Fischer <dajofischer at>, Christian Panse <cp at>, Endre Laczko <endre.laczko at>

Maintainer: David Fischer <dajofischer at>, Christian Panse <cp at>

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if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly=TRUE))
BiocManager::install("cosmiq", version = "devel")


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biocViews MassSpectrometry, Metabolomics, Software
Version 1.15.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1) (4 years)
License GPL-3
Depends R (>= 3.0.2), Rcpp
Imports pracma, xcms, MassSpecWavelet, faahKO
Suggests RUnit, BiocGenerics, BiocStyle
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