ready Catalytic Site Atlas


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The Catalytic Site Atlas (CSA) is a database documenting enzyme active sites and catalytic residues in enzymes of 3D structure. It uses a defined classification for catalytic residues which includes only those residues thought to be directly involved in some aspect of the reaction catalysed by an enzyme.


Developed in European Union

Created in 2003

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Record updated: Sept. 28, 2016, 9:35 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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The Catalytic Site Atlas: a resource of catalytic sites and residues identified in enzymes using structural data.

Porter CT., Bartlett GJ., Thornton JM.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2004

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The Catalytic Site Atlas 2.0: cataloging catalytic sites and residues identified in enzymes.

Furnham N,Holliday GL,de Beer TA,Jacobsen JO,Pearson WR,Thornton JM
Nucleic Acids Res 2013

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  • 081989/Z/07/A (The Wellcome Trust, UK)

  • DE-AC02-06CH11357 (United States Department of Energy, Office of Science, USA)