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The mission of UniProt is to provide the scientific community with a comprehensive, high-quality and freely accessible resource of protein sequence and functional information.


  • Forthcoming changes
    Planned changes for UniProt

  • UniProt release 2018_09
    Tubulin code: a long sought-after player identified

  • UniProt release 2018_08
    Human brain development: slow and steady wins the race | 'Enzyme regulation' becomes 'Activity regulation' | New advanced search interfac...

  • UniProt release 2018_07
    Ubiquitin ligation: new insight into mechanistic diversity | Cross-references to UniLectin | Change of UniProt license

  • UniProt release 2018_06
    Neuronal express mRNA delivery service | International protein nomenclature guidelines | Cross-references to ComplexPortal, MoonDB and...

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  • Peptide search
    Find sequences that exactly match a query peptide sequence

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Protein spotlight

THE NAKED PROTEIN, a special collection of 100 articles

Over the years, readers have expressed their interest in a collection of the Protein Spotlight articles in book form for themselves, their students, or as a source to refer to. A few months ago, many of our readers reacted very...

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