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mzml2isa - mzML to ISA-tab parsing tool

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mzml2isa
========

Parser to get meta information from mzML file and parse relevant information to a ISA-Tab structure
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Overview
--------

mzml2isa is a Python3 program that can be used to generate an ISA-Tab
structure out of mzML files, providing the backbone of a study which can
then be edited with an ISA editing tool (see `MetaboLights pre-packaged
ISA Creator <http://www.ebi.ac.uk/metabolights/>`__)

Currently the program does the following \* Extract meta information
from mzML files and store as either python dictionary or JSON format \*
Create an ISA-Tab file structure with relevant meta information \* Add
additional metadatas that cannot be parsed from mzML files to the
ISA-Tab files through a JSON formatted dictionnary.

Install
-------

With PIP
~~~~~~~~

If ``pip`` is installed, it can be used to easily install the parser
(this may need to be run as administrator depending on the machine's
architecture):

.. code:: bash

pip3 install mzml2isa

Without PIP
~~~~~~~~~~~

Alternatively, you can also clone the repository and install from the
source :

.. code:: bash

git clone git://github.com/althonos/mzml2isa && cd mzml2isa
python3 setup.py install

mzml2isa has 2 optional dependencies: ``progressbar2`` and ``lxml``, the
latter quickening the parsing process while the other enhances the
output of the program. To install them both, use pip:

.. code:: bash

pip3 install lxml progressbar2

Use
---

CLI
~~~

The parser comes with a simple one-liner:

.. code:: bash

mzml2isa -i /path/to/mzml_files/ -o /path/to/out_folder/ -s name_of_study

Module
~~~~~~

It is also possible to import the package:

.. code:: python

from mzml2isa import parsing

in_dir = "/path/to/mzml_files/"
out_dir = "/path/to/out_folder/"
study_identifier_name = "name_of_study"

parsing.full_parse(in_dir, out_dir, study_identifier_name)

Meta extraction
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

If you just want to extract meta information:

.. code:: python

from mzml2isa import mzml

onefile = os.path.join(in_dir,"samp1.mzML")
mm = mzml.mzMLmeta(onefile)

# python dictionary format
print mm.meta

# JSON format
print mm.meta_json

Metabolights
------------

To download some real data from
`MetaboLights <http://www.ebi.ac.uk/metabolights/>`__ studies to test
the converter with, run

.. code:: bash

python scripts/metabolights-dl.py <size>

from inside the repository, where *size* is the maximum size in GiB you
can allocate to download files. The script will download the files to
the ``example_files/metabolight``\ s folder and then run mzml2isa on
those files..

If you use a \*NIX machine with **curlftpfs** and **bash** available,
you can also run

.. code:: bash

scripts/metabolights.sh

to mount the database to the example directory and start converting mzML
studies.

Workflow
--------

.. figure:: https://github.com/Tomnl/mzml_2_isa/blob/master/isa_config/mzml2isa.png
:alt: alt tag

alt tag

Ref
---

A modified version of the ontology extraction from this blog[1] was
used, and a slightly modified class from pymzml[2]

[1] http://blog.nextgenetics.net/?e=6
[2] http://pymzml.github.io/


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