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UniProtKB column names for programmatic access

Last modified June 2, 2017

This documents lists the column names for programmatic (RESTful) access to tab-separated or Excel downloads of UniProtKB search results.

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Names & Taxonomy

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Entry id
Entry name entry name
Gene names genes
Gene names (primary) genes(PREFERRED)
Gene names (synonym) genes(ALTERNATIVE)
Gene names (ordered locus) genes(OLN)
Gene names (ORF) genes(ORF)
Organism organism
Organism ID organism-id
Protein names protein names
Proteomes proteome
Taxonomic lineage lineage(ALL)
Virus hosts virus hosts

Sequences

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Fragment fragment
Gene encoded by encodedon
Alternative products comment(ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS)
Erroneous gene model prediction comment(ERRONEOUS GENE MODEL PREDICTION)
Erroneous initiation comment(ERRONEOUS INITIATION)
Erroneous termination comment(ERRONEOUS TERMINATION)
Erroneous translation comment(ERRONEOUS TRANSLATION)
Frameshift comment(FRAMESHIFT)
Mass spectrometry comment(MASS SPECTROMETRY)
Polymorphism comment(POLYMORPHISM)
RNA editing comment(RNA EDITING)
Sequence caution comment(SEQUENCE CAUTION)
Length length
Mass mass
Sequence sequence
Alternative sequence feature(ALTERNATIVE SEQUENCE)
Natural variant feature(NATURAL VARIANT)
Non-adjacent residues feature(NON ADJACENT RESIDUES)
Non-standard residue feature(NON STANDARD RESIDUE)
Non-terminal residue feature(NON TERMINAL RESIDUE)
Sequence conflict feature(SEQUENCE CONFLICT)
Sequence uncertainty feature(SEQUENCE UNCERTAINTY)
Sequence version version(sequence)

Function

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
EC number ec
Absorption comment(ABSORPTION)
Catalytic activity comment(CATALYTIC ACTIVITY)
Cofactor comment(COFACTOR)
Enzyme regulation comment(ENZYME REGULATION)
Function[CC]i comment(FUNCTION)
Kinetics comment(KINETICS)
Pathway comment(PATHWAY)
Redox potential comment(REDOX POTENTIAL)
Temperature dependence comment(TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE)
pH dependence comment(PH DEPENDENCE)
Active site feature(ACTIVE SITE)
Binding site feature(BINDING SITE)
DNA binding feature(DNA BINDING)
Metal binding feature(METAL BINDING)
Nucleotide binding feature(NP BIND)
Site feature(SITE)

Miscellaneous

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Annotation score annotation score
Features features
Caution comment(CAUTION)
Miscellaneous[CC] comment(GENERAL)
Keywords keywords
Matched text context
Protein existence existence
Tools tools
Reviewed reviewed

Interaction

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Subunit structure[CC]i comment(SUBUNIT)
Interacts with interactor

Expression

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Developmental stage comment(DEVELOPMENTAL STAGE)
Induction comment(INDUCTION)
Tissue specificity comment(TISSUE SPECIFICITY)

Gene Ontology (GO)

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Gene ontology (GO) go
Gene ontology (biological process) go(biological process)
Gene ontology (molecular function) go(molecular function)
Gene ontology (cellular component) go(cellular component)
Gene ontology IDs go-id

Pathology & Biotech

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Allergenic properties comment(ALLERGEN)
Biotechnological use comment(BIOTECHNOLOGY)
Disruption phenotype comment(DISRUPTION PHENOTYPE)
Involvement in disease comment(DISEASE)
Pharmaceutical use comment(PHARMACEUTICAL)
Toxic dose comment(TOXIC DOSE)

Subcellular location

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Subcellular location[CC]i comment(SUBCELLULAR LOCATION)
Intramembrane feature(INTRAMEMBRANE)
Topological domain feature(TOPOLOGICAL DOMAIN)
Transmembrane feature(TRANSMEMBRANE)

PTM / Processsing

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Post-translational modification comment(PTM)
Chain feature(CHAIN)
Cross-link feature(CROSS LINK)
Disulfide bond feature(DISULFIDE BOND)
Glycosylation feature(GLYCOSYLATION)
Initiator methionine feature(INITIATOR METHIONINE)
Lipidation feature(LIPIDATION)
Modified residue feature(MODIFIED RESIDUE)
Peptide feature(PEPTIDE)
Propeptide feature(PROPEPTIDE)
Signal peptide feature(SIGNAL)
Transit peptide feature(TRANSIT)

Structure

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
3D 3d
Beta strand feature(BETA STRAND)
Helix feature(HELIX)
Turn feature(TURN)

Publications

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Mapped PubMed ID citationmapping
PubMed ID citation

Date of

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Date of creation created
Date of last modification last-modified
Date of last sequence modification sequence-modified
Entry version version(entry)

Family & Domains

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Domain[CC] comment(DOMAIN)
Sequence similarities comment(SIMILARITY)
Protein families families
Coiled coil feature(COILED COIL)
Compositional bias feature(COMPOSITIONAL BIAS)
Domain[FT] feature(DOMAIN EXTENT)
Motif feature(MOTIF)
Region feature(REGION)
Repeat feature(REPEAT)
Zinc finger feature(ZINC FINGER)

Taxonomic lineage

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Taxonomic lineage (all) lineage(all)
Taxonomic lineage (SUPERKINGDOM) lineage(SUPERKINGDOM)
Taxonomic lineage (KINGDOM) lineage(KINGDOM)
Taxonomic lineage (SUBKINGDOM) lineage(SUBKINGDOM)
Taxonomic lineage (SUPERPHYLUM) lineage(SUPERPHYLUM)
Taxonomic lineage (PHYLUM) lineage(PHYLUM)
Taxonomic lineage (SUBPHYLUM) lineage(SUBPHYLUM)
Taxonomic lineage (SUPERCLASS) lineage(SUPERCLASS)
Taxonomic lineage (CLASS) lineage(CLASS)
Taxonomic lineage (SUBCLASS) lineage(SUBCLASS)
Taxonomic lineage (INFRACLASS) lineage(INFRACLASS)
Taxonomic lineage (SUPERORDER) lineage(SUPERORDER)
Taxonomic lineage (ORDER) lineage(ORDER)
Taxonomic lineage (SUBORDER) lineage(SUBORDER)
Taxonomic lineage (INFRAORDER) lineage(INFRAORDER)
Taxonomic lineage (PARVORDER) lineage(PARVORDER)
Taxonomic lineage (SUPERFAMILY) lineage(SUPERFAMILY)
Taxonomic lineage (FAMILY) lineage(FAMILY)
Taxonomic lineage (SUBFAMILY) lineage(SUBFAMILY)
Taxonomic lineage (TRIBE) lineage(TRIBE)
Taxonomic lineage (SUBTRIBE) lineage(SUBTRIBE)
Taxonomic lineage (GENUS) lineage(GENUS)
Taxonomic lineage (SUBGENUS) lineage(SUBGENUS)
Taxonomic lineage (SPECIES GROUP) lineage(SPECIES GROUP)
Taxonomic lineage (SPECIES SUBGROUP) lineage(SPECIES SUBGROUP)
Taxonomic lineage (SPECIES) lineage(SPECIES)
Taxonomic lineage (SUBSPECIES) lineage(SUBSPECIES)
Taxonomic lineage (VARIETAS) lineage(VARIETAS)
Taxonomic lineage (FORMA) lineage(FORMA)

Taxonomic identifier

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
Taxonomic identifier (all) lineage-id(all)
Taxonomic identifier (SUPERKINGDOM) lineage-id(SUPERKINGDOM)
Taxonomic identifier (KINGDOM) lineage-id(KINGDOM)
Taxonomic identifier (SUBKINGDOM) lineage-id(SUBKINGDOM)
Taxonomic identifier (SUPERPHYLUM) lineage-id(SUPERPHYLUM)
Taxonomic identifier (PHYLUM) lineage-id(PHYLUM)
Taxonomic identifier (SUBPHYLUM) lineage-id(SUBPHYLUM)
Taxonomic identifier (SUPERCLASS) lineage-id(SUPERCLASS)
Taxonomic identifier (CLASS) lineage-id(CLASS)
Taxonomic identifier (SUBCLASS) lineage-id(SUBCLASS)
Taxonomic identifier (INFRACLASS) lineage-id(INFRACLASS)
Taxonomic identifier (SUPERORDER) lineage-id(SUPERORDER)
Taxonomic identifier (ORDER) lineage-id(ORDER)
Taxonomic identifier (SUBORDER) lineage-id(SUBORDER)
Taxonomic identifier (INFRAORDER) lineage-id(INFRAORDER)
Taxonomic identifier (PARVORDER) lineage-id(PARVORDER)
Taxonomic identifier (SUPERFAMILY) lineage-id(SUPERFAMILY)
Taxonomic identifier (FAMILY) lineage-id(FAMILY)
Taxonomic identifier (SUBFAMILY) lineage-id(SUBFAMILY)
Taxonomic identifier (TRIBE) lineage-id(TRIBE)
Taxonomic identifier (SUBTRIBE) lineage-id(SUBTRIBE)
Taxonomic identifier (GENUS) lineage-id(GENUS)
Taxonomic identifier (SUBGENUS) lineage-id(SUBGENUS)
Taxonomic identifier (SPECIES GROUP) lineage-id(SPECIES GROUP)
Taxonomic identifier (SPECIES SUBGROUP) lineage-id(SPECIES SUBGROUP)
Taxonomic identifier (SPECIES) lineage-id(SPECIES)
Taxonomic identifier (SUBSPECIES) lineage-id(SUBSPECIES)
Taxonomic identifier (VARIETAS) lineage-id(VARIETAS)
Taxonomic identifier (FORMA) lineage-id(FORMA)

Cross-references

Column names as displayed on website Column names as displayed in URL
db_abbrev database(db_abbrev)
e.g. EMBL database(EMBL)

where db_abbrev can be found in the “Abbrev:” field of the document Databases cross-referenced in UniProtKB.