Humans have always sought to make life sweeter. In prehistoric times, sugar cane was already being grown for its sweetening powers, and the sugar added to beverages and food. But why do humans like what is sweet so much? More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_05
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 01-May-2013 contains 540,052 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 01-May-2013 contains 33,995,348 sequence entries...More.
Protein Spotlight: the silence within
There can be little worse than seeing - and feeling - your own child retreat into a world that doesn't involve yours. Especially at a period of life when contact with a mother and a father is such a vital component ...More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_04
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 03-Apr-2013 contains 539,829 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 03-Apr-2013 contains 33,106,277 sequence entries...More
UniProt 2013_03 is out. Get 32,693,414 proteins!
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 06-Mar-2013 contains 539,616 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 06-Mar-2013 contains 32,153,798 sequence entries...More
MetaNetX is available
A new Systems Biology website called MetaNetX has been added
EasyProt is available
A new mass spectrometry tool called EasyProt has been added
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_02
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 06-Feb-2013 contains 539,165 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 09-Jan-2013 contains 29,266,939 sequence entries...More
Protein Spotlight: a wretched tale
We all need guidance in life. And sperm cells are no exception to the rule. In plants, as in all living beings that depend on sex to multiply, a male gamete has to reach a female gamete in order to fuse with it... More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2013_01
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 09-Jan-2013 contains 538,849 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 09-Jan-2013 contains 29,266,939 sequence entries...More
Protein Spotlight: unusual liaisons
Sex for procreation. It doesn't sound in the least bit eccentric. But how about sex between a flower and an insect? We all know that flowers depend very much on insects to perpetuate their species... More.
OMA Browser release 14
Release 14 of the OMA Browser (December 2012) predicts orthologous relations between 1320 complete genomes...More.
Bgee release 12 (Dec. 2012) - Based on Ensembl 69
- Bgee is the first database to provide RNA-Seq based present/absent expression calls - Filtered dataset of 12,875 normal, high quality, duplicated-free Affymetrix chips (available for download) http://bgee.unil.ch/
Protein Spotlight: asking life to be patient
One thousand, every heartbeat. That is the rate at which sperm multiply in a healthy human male individual the moment puberty kicks off. It is a lot. And each sperm is potentially fertile... More.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2012_11
UniProtKB/SwissProt Release of 28-Nov-2012 contains 538,585 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 28-Nov-2012 contains 28,395,832 sequence entries...More
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2012_10
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Release of 31-Oct-2012 contains 538,259 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 31-Oct-2012 contains 27,122,814 sequence entries...More
Protein Spotlight: branching out
Humans are unique. Whichever way you look at it. We can talk. We can write. We can build skyscrapers, make art, design weapons and be a general nuisance to many other life forms. About 2.5 million years ago however, ... More.
Updates to HAMAP and its website
The scope of HAMAP has been extended to classify and annotate also proteins from eukaryotic species. Additionally, our website has been updated and we provide now distinct pages for HAMAP family profiles on the HAMAP website. More information.
UniProt Knowledgebase release 2012_09
UniProtKB/SwissProt Release of 03-Oct-2012 contains 538,010 sequence entries...More. UniProtKB/TrEMBL Release of 03-Oct-2012 contains 26,079,526 sequence entries...More
Protein Spotlight: nature's flaws
Nothing is perfect. And nature is no exception. This said, we should be grateful for nature's imperfections because, were it not for them, we would not be here... More.