Michael Black mbb8n at
Mon May 14 08:16:13 EST 2001

There are several places with on-line search engines, try

And, please don't take offense, but a simple Google or Yahoo search would
have given you these in minutes, rather than waiting hours or days for a
response back from a news group.


Michael Black, Ph.D.
University of Virginia
mbblack at

> From: Charlie <cckim at>
> Organization: BIOSCI/MRC Human Genome Mapping Project Resource Centre
> Newsgroups:
> Date: 14 May 2001 09:15:39 +0100
> Subject: Motifs?
> Can anyone direct me to a database of protein motifs that I can
> download?
> Or, more specifically, is there some place where a search engine of motifs
> is already in place?  For example, I would like a list of "protease
> recognition" motifs.  Does such a search engine already exist?  If not,
> I'm assuming I could write a script to search the aforementioned database.
> Thanks,
> Charlie

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