Comet parameter: activation_method

  • This parameter specifies which scan types are searched.
  • If "ALL" is specified, no filtering based on the activation method is applied.
  • If any other allowed entry is chosen, only spectra with activation method matching the specified entry are searched.
  • This parameter is valid only for mzXML, mzML and mz5 input.
  • Allowed values are: ALL, CID, ECD, ETD, PQD, HCD, IRMPD
  • The default value is "ALL" if this parameter is missing.

activation_method = ALL
activation_method = CID
activation_method = ETD
activation_method = HCD