Q: searching for phosphorylation sites

Steve Miller Sgmiller at netcom.com
Thu Dec 8 11:28:56 EST 1994

In Article <ehom1-081294001714 at mac04.parrishd.swarthmore.edu>,
ehom1 at cc.swarthmore.edu (Erik Forbes Y. Hom '95) wrote:
>Hi netters, Could anyone here tell the best way to search for potential
>phosphorylation sites or sequence homologies to phosphorylated regions. 
>Are there programs that do this for you?  What would be the best way to
>Thanks in advanced for your help!

On the Macintosh you can try MacPattern by Rainer Fuchs. The program is
freeware and uses the Prosite database of consensus sequences, motifs, and
patterns. The author's e-mail address is (was?) fuchs at embl-heidelberg.de. A
number of consensus phosphorylation sites are in this database
(cAMP-dependent kinase, PKC, etc.) of >900 entries. The program will pull up
a description of the motif and give relevant references in the literature.
The Prosite database is also accessible through UNIX-based molecular biology


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