About the Authors

Timo H. J. Niedermeyer


Affiliations Institute of Pharmacy, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany, Cyano Biotech GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Martin Strohalm

Affiliation Institute of Microbiology, v.v.i., Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic

Competing Interests

Timo Niedermeyer is an employee of Cyano Biotech GmbH. However, the described software has not been developed at Cyano Biotech, and the company does not have any financial interests in it. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors. Cyano Biotech GmbH has given TN the permission to publish the manuscript.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: THJN. Performed the experiments: THJN. Analyzed the data: THJN. Wrote the paper: THJN MS. Programmed prototype extension of mMass: THJN. Refined the software code and implemented it into the new version of mMass: MS.