StarPep software & database

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StarPepDB is a Neo4j graph database resulting from an integration process by which data from a large variety of bioactive peptide databases are cleaned, standardized, and merged so that it can be released into an organized collection. In addition to this outcome, this graph database is embedded in the new software application named StarPep toolbox, which allows querying, filtering, visualizing and analyzing the integrated data taking advance of network representation.

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System requirements

  • Hardware
    • Memory (RAM): 4 GB or above.
    • Processors: We recommend a multi-core processor due to the fact that the software has been implemented to enable parallel processing of computationally intensive tasks.
    • Hard Disk: a minimum of 500 MB of free space is required for the database.
  • Software
    • Java(TM) 8 Runtime Environment on the target system.


LINK File size DownloadS
starPep toolbox – User Guide 5.3 MB 75
starPep toolbox v0.7.9 – ZIP distribution 198.4 MB 104
starPep toolbox v0.7.9 – Windows installer 121.9 MB 83
starPep toolbox v0.7.9 – Linux installer 121.5 MB 89
starPep toolbox v0.7.9 – Mac OS X installer 121.5 MB 94



  • Longendri Aguilera-Mendoza, Yovani Marrero-Ponce, J. A. Beltran, Roberto Tellez-
    Ibarra, Hugo A. Guillen-Ramirez, and C. A. Brizuela. Graph-Based data integration from bioactive peptide databases of pharmaceutical interest: towards an organized collection enabling visual network analysis. Bioinformatics, Submitted paper, 2019.


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