Posted by Ville Koskinen (March 31, 2022)

Mascot Server 2.8.1 patch release

Mascot Server 2.8.1 has been released. Updates from 2.8.0 for both Windows and Linux can be downloaded from the support page.

This patch release includes several important bug fixes and changes. The full list is available on the support page. Highlights include:

  • 13874: Mascot cannot use NCBI nr larger than about 370 million sequences
  • 13202: NCBIprot takes approximately 50 times longer than TrEMBL to compress
  • 12837: Update mzIdentML export to 1.2
  • 13346: Add support for semi-specific enzymes in crosslink searches
  • 13963: Add TMTpro 18plex quant method
  • 13964: Add EAD as new instrument type

Bug fix 13874 requires recompressing all databases including NCBIprot. Recompression will happen automatically after the update has been installed. It is best to schedule a suitable amount of downtime.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Posted by Web Master (October 4, 2021)

Mascot Distiller 2.8.1 patch release

Mascot Distiller 2.8.1 is a new patch release.

This release includes a number of important bug fixes, and we advise all users to install it. In addition, it implements a new XIC intensity quality filter for precursor quantitation methods such as SILAC and label-free.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Posted by Ville Koskinen (July 28, 2021)

Release of Mascot Server 2.8

We are pleased to announce the release of Mascot Server 2.8. Details of the new features can be found here.

Posted by Ville Koskinen (June 5, 2021)

Mascot Server 2.8 preview

This website is now running the Mascot Server 2.8 release candidate, exposing it to thousands of searches each day. This page highlights important new features.

If you spot any bugs or experience any problems, please email with details. Now matter how much testing we do ourselves, there will always be some bugs that we miss. The more we catch in the next few days, the sooner we can make a release.