JPOSTrepo: An international standard data repository for proteomes

Shujiro Okuda, Yu Watanabe, Yuki Moriya, Shin Kawano, Tadashi Yamamoto, Masaki Matsumoto, Tomoyo Takami, Daiki Kobayashi, Norie Araki, Akiyasu C. Yoshizawa, Tsuyoshi Tabata, Naoyuki Sugiyama, Susumu Goto, Yasushi Ishihama

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Major advancements have recently been made in mass spectrometry-based proteomics, yielding an increasing number of datasets from various proteomics projects worldwide. In order to facilitate the sharing and reuse of promising datasets, it is important to construct appropriate, high-quality public data repositories. jPOSTrepo (https://repository. has successfully implemented several unique features, including high-speed file uploading, flexible file management and easy-to-use interfaces. This repository has been launched as a public repository containing various proteomic datasets and is available for researchers worldwide. In addition, our repository has joined the ProteomeXchange consortium, which includes the most popular public repositories such as PRIDE in Europe for MS/MS datasets and PASSEL for SRM datasets in the USA. Later MassIVE was introduced in the USA and accepted into the ProteomeXchange, as was our repository in July 2016, providing important datasets from Asia/Oceania. Accordingly, this repository thus contributes to a global alliance to share and store all datasets from a wide variety of proteomics experiments. Thus, the repository is expected to become a major repository, particularly for data collected in the Asia/Oceania region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)D1107-D1111
JournalNucleic acids research
Issue numberD1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics


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