Welcome to CaSiAn: A Tool for Calcium Signalling Analysis!

CaSiAn is an open source software implemented with java language that provides a full-fledged user interface allowing biologists to easily manipulate a large amount of calcium signals, tune peak detection parameters for each signal, examine detected peaks/nadirs of calcium signals and access the quantified descriptors of calcium spikes in the form of an excel or text file.

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License and citation

CaSiAn is open source or, more specifically, free software. It is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (LGPL), which permits use in proprietary applications. CaSiAn uses Jfreechart library for displaying different plots. Jfreechart is distributed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public Licence (LGPL), which permits use in proprietary applications.

If you use (parts of) this software in your research, we kindly ask you to cite our publication:


CaSiAn is available for download for windows operating systems here.

The .jar file of the CaSiAn software is available here.

The source code of CaSiAn is written in NetBeans 8.0.1 and can be downloaded here.

How do I get started?


If you need more information, please contact with mahsa.moein@uni.lu or alexander.skupin@uni.lu

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