Question: Query UniProt database with Mnemonic identifier
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2.2 years ago by
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frcamacho190 wrote:

I have a list of UniProt Names, Mnemonic identifier of a UniProtKB entry. I am trying to query the UniProt database to retrieve the information of that entry that matches the mnemonic identifier and following filtering: Human taxa and Reviewed. Is there a way to do this in R? What I currently am doing is trying to use package from Bioconductor. However I do not know what key type to use for querying with Uniprot Names. Is this possible with Bioconductor or do I need a different R package to proceed?

ids<-c("A4_HUMAN","ABCA1_HUMAN") #example of Mnemonic  ids 
test< # search only humans 
#lookup key types for Taxa 
keytypes(test) # check which key types I can use to query for Human

Any advice on how to proceed, would be much appreciated?


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ADD COMMENTlink modified 2.2 years ago • written 2.2 years ago by frcamacho190

Update: I was able to convert using from UniProtKB AC/ID to UniProtKB. This works, but would like to be able to implement some code. Thanks!

ADD REPLYlink written 2.2 years ago by frcamacho190

You can access the UniProt Batch retrieval/IDmapping service ( programmatically, too, cf and for code examples.

Please note however that the /mapping service will be deprecated soon:

ADD REPLYlink written 2.2 years ago by Elisabeth Gasteiger1.7k
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