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Copyright 2004-2010 Harald Barsnes and the University of Bergen.
MassSorter has been developed by Harald Barsnes from the University of Bergen
during 2004/2007, after an initial idea by Dr. Svein-Ole Mikalsen from the Norwegian
Radium Hospital in Oslo.
MassSorter is freely available for non-commercial use.
MassSorter is provided "AS IS," without a warranty of any kind.
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You may install and use MassSorter on more than one computer, but
you may not redistribute MassSorter to other users. Instead have
them download the program from MassSorter's home page.
Any further questions can be forwarded to
The examples used in the tutorial come from experiments done by
ProteinViewer is modified from an existing program called
FPV that is based on Java 3D (designed by a group at the University
of California, Santa Barbara, CA.), see
It is modified by Saywan Pasha, University of Bergen, Norway, to be
used at the Bioinformatics Platform (http://bioinfo.no/tools/TAED/)
in visualization of color-coded protein molecules, see also
The version of ProteinViewer used in MassSorter has been modified by Harald Barsnes
to be able to interact with MassSorter and display coverage data.
The database used when doing "modification searches" is UniMod.
For licences regarding Java see
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