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The PSI-MOD community standard for representation of protein modification data

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We gratefully acknowledge the work of David Horn of Agilent Technologies, Santa Clara, California, USA, and Detlev Suckau of Bruker Daltonik GmbH, Bremen, Germany, while working on development of the PSI-MS list of descriptive labels. We also acknowledge the contribution made by Ken Mitchelhill in preparing the DeltaMass list and by Len Packman in maintaining it for the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities. We thank Richard Cote of the European Bioinformatics Institute Proteomics Services Team for his work in developing the Ontology Lookup Service and the Ontology Browser for the PRIDE Project, and especially for developing the PSI-MOD mass search server. We thank Henning Hermjakob of the European Bioinformatics Institute for his leadership of the Proteomics Services Team and his contributions to the Proteomics Standards Initiative. The PSI meetings were supported by the Human Proteome Organization and by generous sponsorship from academic and commercial organizations. The collaborative development process has been facilitated by the infrastructure provided by Source Forge.

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Montecchi-Palazzi, L., Beavis, R., Binz, PA. et al. The PSI-MOD community standard for representation of protein modification data. Nat Biotechnol 26, 864–866 (2008).

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