Glycoforest is a partial de-novo algorithm for sequencing glycan structures based on MS/MS spectra.

Demo application

A demo web application is available at
It can be accessed in two steps:
  1. Create an account
  2. Upload your data in mzxml format
Alternatively you can download a test dataset at

Source code

The Glycoforest tool source code is available on bitbucket.


Glycoforest is licensed under GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL 3).


If you use Glycoforest, please cite this reference:

Glycoforest 1.0.
Horlacher O, Jin C, Alocci D, Mariethoz J, Müller M, Karlsson NG, Lisacek F.
Analytical Chemistry. 2017. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02754. PubMed PMID: 28901741


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