Ideom is an Excel template with many macros that enable user-friendly processing of metabolomics data from raw data files to annotated and hyperlinked metabolite lists.

IDEOM: An Excel interface for analysis of LC-MS based metabolomics data
Darren J. Creek, Andris Jankevics, Karl E.V. Burgess, Rainer Breitling and Michael P. Barrett
Bioinformatics 2012 In Press

Major features

A graphical user interface (GUI) for pre-processing raw data with msconvert, XCMS and mzMatch.

Additional automated filtering and annotation procedures to remove noise/artefacts from LCMS data.

Automated identification procedure based on exact mass and retention time, with annotation of confidence levels.

Data analysis and visualisation tools to enable biological interpretation of results.


Ideom help file and full documentation

Evaluating pre-processed metabolomics results with Ideom: A quick guide

Background presentation about metabolomics analysis with Ideom

Step by step tutorial about metabolomics analysis with Ideom


The latest version of Ideom can be found in the files menu.

Contact details

Please post any questions and comments to IDEOM Google group (

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