Welcome to MassSieve distribution website!

MassSieve is a free tool for parsing MS/MS search engine results. It allows you to combine the results of several searches into a single experiment and parsimoniously separate the results. Many different experiments can be loaded and the results can be compared and contrasted.

A copy of our ASMS 2008 poster can be downloaded from here.
A copy of our ASMS 2007 poster can be downloaded from here.

MassSieve v1.06 showing cluster and protein coverage views


  • Written in Java, tested on Win32, OS X, and Linux.
  • Search Engines:
  • Filter by:
    • Cutoff score (per search engine)
    • Number and type of search engine
    • Number of scan per peptide
    • Number of peptides per protein
    • Percent protein coverage
  • View by:
    • Peptide hits
    • Peptides
    • Proteins
    • Clusters (all related peptides and proteins)
    • Parsimony