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UniProtKB column names for programmatic access

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 websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Entryid
Entry nameentry name
Gene namesgenes
Gene names (primary)genes(PREFERRED)
Gene names (synonym)genes(ALTERNATIVE)
Gene names (ordered locus)genes(OLN)
Gene names (ORF)genes(ORF)
Organismorganism
Organism IDorganism-id
Protein namesprotein names
Proteomesproteome
Taxonomic lineagelineage(ALL)
Virus hostsvirus hosts

Sequences

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Fragmentfragment
Gene encoded byencodedon
Alternative productscomment(ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS)
Erroneous gene model predictioncomment(ERRONEOUS GENE MODEL PREDICTION)
Erroneous initiationcomment(ERRONEOUS INITIATION)
Erroneous terminationcomment(ERRONEOUS TERMINATION)
Erroneous translationcomment(ERRONEOUS TRANSLATION)
Frameshiftcomment(FRAMESHIFT)
Mass spectrometrycomment(MASS SPECTROMETRY)
Polymorphismcomment(POLYMORPHISM)
RNA editingcomment(RNA EDITING)
Sequence cautioncomment(SEQUENCE CAUTION)
Lengthlength
Massmass
Sequencesequence
Alternative sequencefeature(ALTERNATIVE SEQUENCE)
Natural variantfeature(NATURAL VARIANT)
Non-adjacent residuesfeature(NON ADJACENT RESIDUES)
Non-standard residuefeature(NON STANDARD RESIDUE)
Non-terminal residuefeature(NON TERMINAL RESIDUE)
Sequence conflictfeature(SEQUENCE CONFLICT)
Sequence uncertaintyfeature(SEQUENCE UNCERTAINTY)
Sequence versionversion(sequence)

Function

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
EC numberec
Absorptioncomment(ABSORPTION)
Catalytic activitycomment(CATALYTIC ACTIVITY)
Cofactorcomment(COFACTOR)
Enzyme regulationcomment(ENZYME REGULATION)
Function[CC]icomment(FUNCTION)
Kineticscomment(KINETICS)
Pathwaycomment(PATHWAY)
Redox potentialcomment(REDOX POTENTIAL)
Temperature dependencecomment(TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE)
pH dependencecomment(PH DEPENDENCE)
Active sitefeature(ACTIVE SITE)
Binding sitefeature(BINDING SITE)
DNA bindingfeature(DNA BINDING)
Metal bindingfeature(METAL BINDING)
Nucleotide bindingfeature(NP BIND)
Sitefeature(SITE)

Miscellaneous

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Annotation scoreannotation score
Featuresfeatures
Cautioncomment(CAUTION)
Miscellaneous[CC]comment(GENERAL)
Keywordskeywords
Matched textcontext
Protein existenceexistence
Toolstools
Reviewedreviewed

Interaction

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Subunit structure[CC]icomment(SUBUNIT)
Interacts withinteractor

Expression

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Developmental stagecomment(DEVELOPMENTAL STAGE)
Inductioncomment(INDUCTION)
Tissue specificitycomment(TISSUE SPECIFICITY)

Gene Ontology (GO)

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn 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 IDsgo-id

Pathology & Biotech

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Allergenic propertiescomment(ALLERGEN)
Biotechnological usecomment(BIOTECHNOLOGY)
Disruption phenotypecomment(DISRUPTION PHENOTYPE)
Involvement in diseasecomment(DISEASE)
Pharmaceutical usecomment(PHARMACEUTICAL)
Toxic dosecomment(TOXIC DOSE)

Subcellular location

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Subcellular location[CC]icomment(SUBCELLULAR LOCATION)
Intramembranefeature(INTRAMEMBRANE)
Topological domainfeature(TOPOLOGICAL DOMAIN)
Transmembranefeature(TRANSMEMBRANE)

PTM / Processsing

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Post-translational modificationcomment(PTM)
Chainfeature(CHAIN)
Cross-linkfeature(CROSS LINK)
Disulfide bondfeature(DISULFIDE BOND)
Glycosylationfeature(GLYCOSYLATION)
Initiator methioninefeature(INITIATOR METHIONINE)
Lipidationfeature(LIPIDATION)
Modified residuefeature(MODIFIED RESIDUE)
Peptidefeature(PEPTIDE)
Propeptidefeature(PROPEPTIDE)
Signal peptidefeature(SIGNAL)
Transit peptidefeature(TRANSIT)

Structure

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
3D3d
Beta strandfeature(BETA STRAND)
Helixfeature(HELIX)
Turnfeature(TURN)

Publications

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Mapped PubMed IDcitationmapping
PubMed IDcitation

Date of

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Date of creationcreated
Date of last modificationlast-modified
Date of last sequence modificationsequence-modified
Entry versionversion(entry)

Family & Domains

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
Domain[CC]comment(DOMAIN)
Sequence similaritiescomment(SIMILARITY)
Protein familiesfamilies
Coiled coilfeature(COILED COIL)
Compositional biasfeature(COMPOSITIONAL BIAS)
Domain[FT]feature(DOMAIN EXTENT)
Motiffeature(MOTIF)
Regionfeature(REGION)
Repeatfeature(REPEAT)
Zinc fingerfeature(ZINC FINGER)

Taxonomic lineage

Column names as displayed on websiteColumn 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 websiteColumn 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 websiteColumn names as displayed in URL
db_abbrevdatabase(db_abbrev)
e.g. EMBLdatabase(EMBL)

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

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