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

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  Record
This record is a list containing the 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.

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.