Search parameters (2013.01)

Comet search parameters are defined here. These are valid for Comet version 2013.01.x.

Parameters for all versions of Comet can be found here.
Entries marked with an * are new parameters.
Entries marked with an ** are redefined compared to previous release.

To generate a comet.params file appropriate for your Comet binary, issue the command "comet -p". Here is an example comet.params file. Here's a link to all parameter descriptions on a single web page.


CPU threads


Search enzyme

Fragment ions


mzXML/mzML parameters

Misc. parameters

Spectral processing

Variable modifications

Static modifications