Researcher Warns Lack of Raw Data Sharing Is Making Proteomics Vulnerable to Fraud | GenomeWeb

According to one proteomics researcher, a lack of requirements around the deposition of raw mass spec data has left the field vulnerable to shoddy work and fraudulent results.

Ben Orsburn, senior applications scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific, told ProteoMonitor this week that proteomics' increasingly large datasets and sophisticated statistical techniques have created opportunities for researchers to push questionable findings into print, a problem that he said has touched even some of the field's top journals.

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