Representation of functional information in the SWISS-PROT data bank

Bioinformatics. 1999 Dec;15(12):1066-7. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/15.12.1066.


Functional information in SWISS-PROT results, primarily, from assessment of articles reporting characterization. Predicted information is labeled with flags describing the evidence level (e.g. potential, probable, by similarity).

MeSH terms

  • Databases, Factual*
  • Documentation / methods*
  • Information Storage and Retrieval / methods*
  • Internet
  • Proteins / chemistry*
  • Sequence Analysis / methods*


  • Proteins