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Recent improvements to the PROSITE database

Bordoli, Lorenza
Bucher, Philipp
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Published in Nucleic Acids Research. 2004, vol. 32, no. Database issue, p. D134-7
Abstract The PROSITE database consists of a large collection of biologically meaningful signatures that are described as patterns or profiles. Each signature is linked to documentation that provides useful biological information on the protein family, domain or functional site identified by the signature. The PROSITE web page has been redesigned and several tools have been implemented to help the user discover new conserved regions in their own proteins and to visualize domain arrangements. We also introduced the facility to search PDB with a PROSITE entry or a user's pattern and visualize matched positions on 3D structures. The latest version of PROSITE (release 18.17 of November 30, 2003) contains 1676 entries. The database is accessible at http://www.expasy.org/prosite/.
Keywords Amino Acid MotifsAnimalsComputational BiologyConserved SequenceDatabases, ProteinHumansInternetModels, MolecularProtein Structure, TertiaryProteins/chemistry/metabolismQuality ControlSequence AlignmentStructure-Activity Relationship
PMID: 14681377
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HULO, Nicolas et al. Recent improvements to the PROSITE database. In: Nucleic Acids Research, 2004, vol. 32, n° Database issue, p. D134-7. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:40341

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