Where do I get the cool Proteome Discoverer nodes you're using?

Have you watched some of my videos or seen my screenshots and thought, "where the heck do I get all those cool nodes you are using?"  Not the first time I've gotten this question!

Update 11/28/20. I made a tutorial for some of these! You can find it at this post here

Right now the list is kind of short.  Most of the fancy nodes I have for PD 1.4 are free nodes from Karl Mechtler, his team and his collaborators.  You can find them at:  pd-nodes.org

MSFRAGGER --- (brand new for ASMS 2019!)

You can get MSFragger and Peptide Prophet nodes at the MSFragger website here. The stand-alone versions are ultra-powerful as well.

OPENMS Community nodes!

Are you doing RNA-Protein interactions? Or just want to link some awesome OpenMS capabilities directly to Proteome and Compound Discoverer?

You can get these nodes here. Support may be for PD 2.0/PD2.1 only (but you can always use the IMP-PD 2.1 and plug these in).

The always-powerful and extremely useful Preview and Byonic nodes are the products of Protein Metrics. Preview was a free program but is now included when you purchase other Protein Metrics software.  You'll have to have a license for Byonic (or the 30 day free trial) installed to use the Byonic node.  You can link to Protein Metrics here.

There are more on the way and I'll put them up when they are something you can use too!


  1. Thanks for the reference provided here! I will check it out later.

  2. Hello, Ben!

    Any word on any kind of De Novo Sequencing Node coming to PD?

  3. Sorry, nope, I haven't heard anything regarding de novo in PD. One day maybe?

  4. How I can see the video it is not working