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ready PROSITE; a protein domain and family database


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PROSITE consists of documentation entries describing protein domains, families and functional sites as well as associated patterns and profiles to identify them.

How to cite this record: PROSITE; PROSITE; a protein domain and family database; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:55 p.m.; Last accessed: Mar 20 2018 12:05 p.m.

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Record updated: Jan. 30, 2018, 10:01 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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Bioinformatics: Gene-protein-structure-function

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The PROSITE database.

Hulo N., Bairoch A., Bulliard V., Cerutti L., De Castro E., Langendijk-Genevaux PS., Pagni M., Sigrist CJ.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2006

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pfsearchV3: a code acceleration and heuristic to search PROSITE profiles.

Schuepbach T,Pagni M,Bridge A,Bougueleret L,Xenarios I,Cerutti L
Bioinformatics 2013

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New and continuing developments at PROSITE.

Sigrist CJ,de Castro E,Cerutti L,Cuche BA,Hulo N,Bridge A,Bougueleret L,Xenarios I
Nucleic Acids Res 2012

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  • 021902RII3 (European Commision grants FELICS)

  • 213037 (European Commission under FP7 Grant Agreement)

  • 315200-116864 (Swiss National Sciences Foundation (SNCF))