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The SWISS-PROT protein sequence data bank and its supplement TrEMBL

Published inNucleic acids research, vol. 25, no. 1, p. 31-36
Publication date1997
Abstract

SWISS-PROT is a curated protein sequence database which strives to provide a high level of annotations (such as the description of the function of a protein, structure of its domains, post-translational modifications, variants, etc.), a minimal level of redundancy and high level of integration with other databases. Recent developments of the database include: an increase in the number and scope of model organisms; cross-references to two additional databases; a variety of new documentation files and the creation of TrEMBL, a computer annotated supplement to SWISS-PROT. This supplement consists of entries in SWISS-PROT-like format derived from the translation of all coding sequences (CDS) in the EMBL nucleotide sequence database, except the CDS already included in SWISS-PROT.

Keywords
  • Academies and Institutes
  • Amino Acid Sequence
  • Animals
  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Databases, Factual
  • Humans
  • Switzerland
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BAIROCH, Amos Marc, APWEILER, Rolf. The SWISS-PROT protein sequence data bank and its supplement TrEMBL. In: Nucleic acids research, 1997, vol. 25, n° 1, p. 31–36. doi: 10.1093/nar/25.1.31
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