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Protein Databases

  1. Gerritsen Vivienne Baillie,
  2. Bairoch Amos

Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005251



How to Cite

Gerritsen, V. B. and Bairoch, A. 2005. Protein Databases. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Geneva, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

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An abundance of protein databases are available, dealing with fields as diverse as protein sequences, protein domains, posttranslational modifications and protein–protein interactions. Such resources are crucial to proteomics research.


  • protein;
  • knowledgebase;
  • proteomics;
  • proteome;
  • database