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Research article2006Peer reviewedOpen access

MASQOT-GUI: spot quality assessment for the two-channel microarray platform

Bylesjo M, Sjodin A, Eriksson D, Antti H, Moritz T, Jansson S, Trygg J


MASQOT-GUI provides an open-source, platform-independent software pipeline for two-channel microarray spot quality control. This includes gridding, segmentation, quantification, quality assessment and data visualization. It hosts a set of independent applications, with interactions between the tools as well as import and export support for external software. The implementation of automated multivariate quality control assessment, which is a unique feature of MASQOT-GUI, is based on the previously documented and evaluated MASQOT methodology. Further abilities of the application are outlined and illustrated

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2006, Volume: 22, number: 20, pages: 2554-2555 Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PRESS