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Antilope - A Lagrangian Relaxation Approach to the de novo Peptide Sequencing Problem

Andreotti, S. and Klau, G. W. and Reinert, K. (2012) Antilope - A Lagrangian Relaxation Approach to the de novo Peptide Sequencing Problem. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (TCBB) , 9 (2). pp. 385-394.

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Peptide sequencing from mass spectrometry data is a key step in proteome research. Especially de novo sequencing, the identification of a peptide from its spectrum alone, is still a challenge even for state-of-the-art algorithmic approaches. In this paper we present ANTILOPE, a new fast and flexible approach based on mathematical programming. It builds on the spectrum graph model and works with a variety of scoring schemes. ANTILOPE combines Lagrangian relaxation for solving an integer linear programming formulation with an adaptation of Yen’s k shortest paths algorithm. It shows a significant improvement in running time compared to mixed integer optimization and performs at the same speed like other state-of-the-art tools. We also implemented a generic probabilistic scoring scheme that can be trained automatically for a dataset of annotated spectra and is independent of the mass spectrometer type. Evaluations on benchmark data show that ANTILOPE is competitive to the popular state-of-the-art programs PepNovo and NovoHMM both in terms of run time and accuracy. Furthermore, it offers increased flexibility in the number of considered ion types. ANTILOPE will be freely available as part of the open source proteomics library OpenMS.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:doi: 10.1109/TCBB.2011.59
Subjects:Mathematical and Computer Sciences > Computer Science > Computational Science Foundations
Biological Sciences
Divisions:Department of Mathematics and Computer Science > Institute of Computer Science > Algorithmic Bioinformatics Group
ID Code:1047
Deposited By: Anja Kasseckert
Deposited On:29 Mar 2011 13:34
Last Modified:16 May 2012 13:55

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