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Unique identifier OMICS_01699
Restrictions to use Academic or non-commercial use
Community driven No
Data access File download, Browse
User data submission Not allowed
Maintained Yes


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  • person_outline Christian J. A. Sigrist

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Publications for PROSITE


The 20 years of PROSITE

2008 Nucleic Acids Res
PMCID: 2238851
PMID: 18003654
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkm977

PROSITE citations


Functional Analysis of RNA Interference Related Soybean Pod Borer (Lepidoptera) Genes Based on Transcriptome Sequences

Front Physiol
PMCID: 5943558
PMID: 29773992
DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00383

[…] The architecture of protein domains was analyzed with ScanProsite (, while the Sil proteins were analyzed using the TMHMM Server 2.0 ( […]


Structural and functional dissection of differentially expressed tomato WRKY transcripts in host defense response against the vascular wilt pathogen (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici)

PLoS One
PMCID: 5927432
PMID: 29709017
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193922

[…] s along the length of the entire protein in different members using CLC bio workbench The functional domain region observed in each WRKYs were scanned and explored using ExPASy-Prosite ( []. The sequences were analyzed against the InterPro protein signature databases using Interproscan 5.0 web server ( […]


Comparative systems analysis of the secretome of the opportunistic pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus and other Aspergillus species

Sci Rep
PMCID: 5919931
PMID: 29700415
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-25016-4

[…] terminus of a protein sequence were not considered as the tool can sometimes predict signal peptides as false-positive TM domains. The presence of ER retention signal was predicted using PS SCAN with PROSITE ( pattern PS00014. The subcellular localization of proteins was predicted using WoLF PSORT 0.2 (, TargetP 1.1 ( […]


Origin and evolution of fungal HECT ubiquitin ligases

Sci Rep
PMCID: 5913265
PMID: 29686411
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-24914-x

[…] batch search ( Only in particular cases, indicated in the text, the InterProScan searches ( or the ScanProsite batch search at Prosite ( were used. The Pfam and InterPro ( databases were searched for particular combinations of doma […]


Comparative genomic and transcriptomic analysis of selected fatty acid biosynthesis genes and CNL disease resistance genes in oil palm

PLoS One
PMCID: 5908059
PMID: 29672525
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194792

[…] inst the NCBI nr database with default parameters. Protein domain sequences were identified by various tools such as Pfam (, InterPro ( and ScanProsite ( and NCBI CDD ( […]


Identification of two different chemosensory pathways in representatives of the genus Halomonas

BMC Genomics
PMCID: 5907407
PMID: 29669514
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-018-4655-4

[…] MAFFT 7 [] and manually inspected. Phylogenetic analyses were performed with the maximum likelihood package PhyML3 []. All sequences were scanned for motifs in using PROSITE and PFAM as databases.Trees were visualized with Dendroscope v3.2.10 [] and final tree editing was done using iTOL []. […]


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PROSITE institution(s)
SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Centre Medical Universitaire (CMU), Geneva, Switzerland; SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Vital-IT Group, Quartier Sorge, Lausanne, Switzerland
PROSITE funding source(s)
Supported by An FNS project [315230-116864], the Swiss Federal Government through the Federal Office of Education and Science.

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