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Last modified May 9, 2016

UniProtKB entry view manual
User manual for the UniProtKB entry view.

UniProtKB flat file manual
User manual for the UniProtKB flat file format.

FASTA headers
Description of FASTA headers for UniProtKB (including alternative isoforms), UniRef, UniParc and archived UniProtKB versions.

UniProtKB query fields
List of supported fields for querying UniProtKB on this web site.

Browser support
Recommended list of major web browsers for the UniProt website.

How can I access resources on this web site programmatically?
FAQ with examples of web access using simple URLs (REST).

UniProtJAPI
Java library for remote access to UniProt data: blast or search against UniProtKB, UniParc or UniRef to retrieve detailed entry information.

UniProt SPARQL endpoint
UniProt service to retrieve and manipulate data stored in Resource Description Framework (RDF) format (Help).

Swissknife
Object-oriented Perl library for parsing the UniProtKB text format.

Varsplic
Perl script to create alternatively-spliced protein sequences derived from UniProtKB entries.

XML Schemas for UniProt

Keywords
Controlled vocabulary for UniProtKB Keywords in XML format.