[Protein-analysis] Re: Coarse functional protein classification

Dr Engelbert Buxbaum via proteins%40net.bio.net (by engelbert_buxbaum from hotmail.com)
Fri Sep 12 09:19:35 EST 2008


Am 05.09.2008, 18:33 Uhr, schrieb Oznur Tastan <otastan from gmail.com>:

> Hi, is anyone aware of a database which provides  functional protein
> classification  in broad terms, for example "kinases", "receptors" would  
> be
> two protein classes. I've just checked the root terms of InterPro,  it  
> was
> still too specific for my task.

Enzymes are classified by the 6 fundamental reactions they may perform by  
the Enzyme Commission (kinases are transferases). You would then have to  
further classify non-enzyme proteins, e.g. receptors, structural proteins,  
hormons and so on.


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