Does UniProt have an API?

Does UniProt have an API?

UniProt provides several application programming interfaces (APIs) to query and access its data programmatically. Data is available in all formats provided on the website, e.g. text, XML, RDF, FASTA, GFF, tab-separated for UniProtKB protein data.

How do I download from UniProt?

You can download small data sets and subsets directly from this website by following the download link on any search result page. For downloading complete data sets we recommend using

How do I download proteome?

Go to the UniProt website and click on the search selection drop-down (Figure 60): Figure 60 Dataset selection drop-down. Select ‘Proteomes’, type Escherichia coli and click on the looking search icon (Figure 61): Figure 61 Proteomes search for ‘Escherichia Coli’.

Which APIs are widely used for programmatic access to XML data?

UniProt provides several application programming interfaces (APIs) to query and access its data programmatically:

  • UniProt website REST API.
  • Proteins REST API.
  • UniProt SPARQL API.
  • UniProt Java API.

How do you retrieve a protein sequence from Uniprot?

Retrieving sequences from the website

  1. Perform your favorite query and view the resulting list of entries (e.g. this query retrieves all UniProtKB entries that are part of the human proteome: proteome:UP000005640)
  2. Click the Download button in the query result page.

What is TrEMBL in bioinformatics?

Introduction TrEMBL is a computer-annotated protein sequence database supplementing the SWISS-PROT Protein Sequence Data Bank. TrEMBL contains the translations of all coding sequences (CDS) present in the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database not yet integrated in SWISS-PROT.

What is UniProt used for?

UniProt is the central resource for storing and interconnecting information from large and disparate sources, and the most comprehensive catalog of protein sequence and functional annotation.

What is UniProt KB?

The UniProt Knowledgebase (UniProtKB) is the central hub for the collection of functional information on proteins, with accurate, consistent and rich annotation.

How do I find my UniProt ID?

Select the Retrieve/ID mapping tab of the toolbar and enter or upload a list of identifiers (or gene names) to do one of the following: Retrieve the corresponding UniProt entries to download them or work with them on this website.

What is UniProt database?

The Universal Protein Resource (UniProt) is a comprehensive resource for protein sequence and annotation data. The UniProt databases are the UniProt Knowledgebase (UniProtKB), the UniProt Reference Clusters (UniRef), and the UniProt Archive (UniParc).

What is programmatic API?

The programmatic API allows applications to dynamically create command line options on the fly, and also makes it possible to create idiomatic domain-specific languages for processing command line arguments, using picocli, in other JVM languages.

What are 2 types of APIs?

What are the different types of APIs?

  • Open APIs, aka Public APIs, are publicly available to developers and other users with minimal restriction.
  • Partner APIs are APIs exposed by/to the strategic business partners.
  • Internal APIs, aka private APIs, are hidden from external users and only exposed by internal systems.

Which is the best site to download UniProt data?

For downloading complete data sets we recommend using If you are located in Europe, the Middle East or Africa, you may want to download data from our mirror site in the United Kingdom or in Switzerland instead. See also: Downloaded data seems incomplete or corrupted – how can I get help with download problems?

What kind of query language does UniProt use?

An SQL-like graph query language that allows to perform complex queries across all UniProt data, as well as across other resources that provide a SPARQL endpoint, such as Ensembl or Wikidata.

How to retrieve data from UniProtKB in Excel?

The following query parameters are supported: and query fields for UniProtKB. An empty query string will retrieve all entries in a data set. Tip: Click Advanced in the search bar. tab returns data for the selected columns in tab-separated format. xls returns data for the selected columns for import into Excel.

How often do UniProt proteins need to be updated?

When browsing through different UniProt proteins, you can use the ‘basket’ to save them, so that you can back to find or analyse them later. More… UniProt is updated every eight weeks (see FAQ on how to be notified automatically of updates ).