Package Bio :: Package ExPASy :: Module ScanProsite
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Module ScanProsite

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  Record
Represents search results returned by ScanProsite.
  Parser
  ContentHandler
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scan(seq='', mirror='http://www.expasy.org', output='xml', **keywords)
Execute a ScanProsite search.
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read(handle)
Parse search results returned by ScanProsite into a Python object
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  __package__ = 'Bio.ExPASy'
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scan(seq='', mirror='http://www.expasy.org', output='xml', **keywords)

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Execute a ScanProsite search.

Arguments:
  • mirror: The ScanProsite mirror to be used

    (default: http://www.expasy.org).

  • seq: The query sequence, or UniProtKB (Swiss-Prot,

    TrEMBL) accession

  • output: Format of the search results

    (default: xml)

Further search parameters can be passed as keywords; see the documentation for programmatic access to ScanProsite at http://www.expasy.org/tools/scanprosite/ScanPrositeREST.html for a description of such parameters.

This function returns a handle to the search results returned by ScanProsite. Search results in the XML format can be parsed into a Python object, by using the Bio.ExPASy.ScanProsite.read function.