NEWT, a new taxonomy portal

Nucleic Acids Res. 2003 Jul 1;31(13):3822-3. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkg516.


NEWT is a new taxonomy portal to the SWISS-PROT protein sequence knowledgebase. It contains taxonomy data, which is updated daily, for the complete set of species represented in SWISS-PROT, as well as those stored at the NCBI. Users can navigate through the taxonomy tree and access corresponding SWISS-PROT protein entries. In addition, a manually curated selection of external links allows access to specific information on selected species. NEWT is available at

MeSH terms

  • Classification*
  • Databases, Protein*
  • Internet
  • Systems Integration
  • User-Computer Interface