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Mayampurath AM, Jaitly N, Purvine SO, Monroe ME, Auberry KJ, Adkins JN, Smith RD. Bioinformatics. 2008 Apr 1;24(7):1021-3. DeconMSn accurately determines the monoisotopic mass and charge state of parent ions from high-resolution tandem mass spectrometry data, offering significant improvement for LTQ_FT and LTQ_Orbitrap instruments over the commercially delivered Thermo Fisher Scientific's extract_msn tool. Optimal parent ion mass tolerance values can be determined using accurate mass information, thus improving peptide identifications for high-mass measurement accuracy experiments. For low-resolution data from LCQ and LTQ instruments, DeconMSn incorporates a support-vector-machine-based charge detection algorithm that identifies the most likely charge of a parent species through peak characteristics of its fragmentation pattern. AVAILABILITY: http://ncrr.pnl.gov/software/ or http://www.proteomicsresource.org/.