The Kazusa Metabolomics Portal



SpiceHit is a peak detection and identification tool for capillary electrophoresis - mass spectrometry, specifically designed for high-throughput analyses with selected ion monitoring (SIM) method. The peaks are detected and quantified from the electropherogram data provided as comma separated vector (CSV) format or the binary files generated by ChemStation (Agilent technologies, Palo, Alto, CA), and identified by comparing the standard compound library which is also prepared by SpiceHit. The peak information is exported as CSV files or Microsoft Excel files. SpiceHit stands for "SIM based Peak Identification tool for Capillary Electrophoresis - mass spectrometory in a HIgh-Throughput manner."

Download :

SpiceHit ver 2.2 (zip compressed file 13.4 MB) * The file includes the sample data and the manual.

Sample data (zip compressed file 827 kB)

Manual (in English, pdf file 1.35 MB)

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System Requirement:

SpiceHit has been tested under following environment. Java Runtime Environment (1.6 or later) is required.

OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 (32 bit, 64 bit)
Software: Java Runtime Environment (JRE 1.6.0_32)


Use the published paper or the permalink shown below to cite SpiceHit.


Sakurai N, Ara T, Enomoto M, Motegi T, Morishita Y, Kurabayashi A, Iijima Y, Ogata Y, Nakajima D, Suzuki H, and Shibata D (2014) Tools and Databases of the KOMICS web portal for preprocessing, mining, and dissemination of metabolomics data. BioMed Research International, 2014: 194812


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Contact Information :

Nozomu Sakurai, e-mail: sakurai AT kazusa.or.jp


This software is academic free, and is not allowed to use for commercial purpose.