The PROSITE Database, Its Status in 1997

Nucleic Acids Res. 1997 Jan 1;25(1):217-21. doi: 10.1093/nar/25.1.217.


The PROSITE database consists of biologically significant patterns and profiles formulated in such a way that with appropriate computational tools it can help to determine to which known family of protein (if any) a new sequence belongs, or which known domain(s) it contains.

MeSH terms

  • Amino Acid Sequence*
  • Animals
  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Databases, Factual*
  • Proteins / genetics*
  • Proteins / physiology
  • Software


  • Proteins