SWISS-PROT File Formats...

Francis Ouellette francis at borduas.nlm.nih.gov
Sun Mar 12 17:20:54 EST 1995

Bill Mounts (wmmounts at amoco.com) wrote:

> I am looking for definitions of the following of the following 
> line codes which are currently in use with the SWISS-PROT 
> database.  Any help is greatly appreciated.

> GN
> RP
> RC
> RM


if you at the swiss-prot user manual you will find the 
information below (and lots more too)



| B.F. Francis Ouellette  
| francis at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov   

Each line  begins with  a two-character  line code, which
indicates the type of  data contained  in the  line. The  current
line types and line codes and the order in which they appear in an
entry, are shown below:

ID     - Identification.
AC     - Accession number(s).
DT     - Date.
DE     - Description.
GN     - Gene name(s).
OS     - Organism species.
OG     - Organelle.
OC     - Organism classification.
RN     - Reference number.
RP     - Reference position.  
RC     - Reference comments.
RM     - Reference Medline.  
RA     - Reference authors.  
RL     - Reference location.  
CC     - Comments or notes.  
DR     - Database cross-references.  
KW     - Keywords. 
FT     - Feature table data.  
SQ     - Sequence header.  
       - (blanks) sequence data.  
//     - Termination line.

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