The PROSITE database, its status in 1999

Nucleic Acids Res. 1999 Jan 1;27(1):215-9. doi: 10.1093/nar/27.1.215.


The PROSITE database ( l) 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

  • Binding Sites
  • Databases, Factual*
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Internet
  • Protein Conformation
  • Proteins / chemistry
  • Proteins / physiology*
  • Sequence Alignment
  • Software


  • Proteins