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Function

Process the PROSITE motif database for use by patmatmotifs

Description

prosextract processes the PROSITE motif database for use by patmatmotifs. It reads the prosite.dat and prosite.doc files (from the Prosite distribution) from the specified directory and writes an output file (by default called prosite.lines) with the following information (corresponding lines from prosite.dat given in parentheses): i. Identity (ID). ii. Accession number (AC). iii. Motif pattern (PA). iv. The motif pattern converted a regular expression. Additionally, one output file per accession number is written containing documentation from prosite.doc.

Usage

Here is a sample session with prosextract


% prosextract 
Process the PROSITE motif database for use by patmatmotifs
PROSITE database directory [.]: 

Go to the output files for this example

The output files named after the prosite accession numbers can now also be seen in the prosite directory. This files are automatically created after prosextract is run.

Command line arguments

Process the PROSITE motif database for use by patmatmotifs
Version: EMBOSS:6.5.0.0

   Standard (Mandatory) qualifiers:
  [-prositedir]        directory  PROSITE database directory

   Additional (Optional) qualifiers: (none)
   Advanced (Unprompted) qualifiers: (none)
   Associated qualifiers:

   "-prositedir" associated qualifiers
   -extension1         string     Default file extension

   General qualifiers:
   -auto               boolean    Turn off prompts
   -stdout             boolean    Write first file to standard output
   -filter             boolean    Read first file from standard input, write
                                  first file to standard output
   -options            boolean    Prompt for standard and additional values
   -debug              boolean    Write debug output to program.dbg
   -verbose            boolean    Report some/full command line options
   -help               boolean    Report command line options and exit. More
                                  information on associated and general
                                  qualifiers can be found with -help -verbose
   -warning            boolean    Report warnings
   -error              boolean    Report errors
   -fatal              boolean    Report fatal errors
   -die                boolean    Report dying program messages
   -version            boolean    Report version number and exit

Qualifier Type Description Allowed values Default
Standard (Mandatory) qualifiers
[-prositedir]
(Parameter 1)
directory PROSITE database directory Directory  
Additional (Optional) qualifiers
(none)
Advanced (Unprompted) qualifiers
(none)
Associated qualifiers
"-prositedir" associated directory qualifiers
-extension1
-extension_prositedir
string Default file extension Any string  
General qualifiers
-auto boolean Turn off prompts Boolean value Yes/No N
-stdout boolean Write first file to standard output Boolean value Yes/No N
-filter boolean Read first file from standard input, write first file to standard output Boolean value Yes/No N
-options boolean Prompt for standard and additional values Boolean value Yes/No N
-debug boolean Write debug output to program.dbg Boolean value Yes/No N
-verbose boolean Report some/full command line options Boolean value Yes/No Y
-help boolean Report command line options and exit. More information on associated and general qualifiers can be found with -help -verbose Boolean value Yes/No N
-warning boolean Report warnings Boolean value Yes/No Y
-error boolean Report errors Boolean value Yes/No Y
-fatal boolean Report fatal errors Boolean value Yes/No Y
-die boolean Report dying program messages Boolean value Yes/No Y
-version boolean Report version number and exit Boolean value Yes/No N

Input file format

These files must be the "prosite.dat" and "prosite.doc" file of a Prosite distribution, containing all current prosite data.

Output file format

These files are held in the prosite subdirectory of the emboss data directory. The default names are "prosite.lines" and "PS*****" (accession number documentation files)

Output files for usage example

Directory: PROSITE

This directory contains output files.

Data files

See Input file format above.

Notes

This program most be run as a prerequisite to using patmatmotifs.

References

  1. Bairoch, A., Bucher P. (1994) PROSITE: recent developments. Nucleic Acids Research, Vol 22, No.17 3583-3589.
  2. Bairoch, A., (1992) PROSITE: a dictionary of sites and patterns in proteins. Nucleic Acids Research, Vol 20, Supplement, 2013-2018.
  3. Peek, J., O'Reilly, T., Loukides, M., (1997) Unix Power Tools, 2nd Edition.

Warnings

The program will warn the user if the input file is incorrectly formatted.

Diagnostic Error Messages

As in warnings.

Exit status

Always exits with status 0

Known bugs

See also

Program name Description
aaindexextract Extract amino acid property data from AAINDEX
cutgextract Extract codon usage tables from CUTG database
jaspextract Extract data from JASPAR
printsextract Extract data from PRINTS database for use by pscan
rebaseextract Process the REBASE database for use by restriction enzyme applications
tfextract Process TRANSFAC transcription factor database for use by tfscan

Author(s)

Sinead O'Leary formerly at:
HGMP-RC, Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SB, UK

Please report all bugs to the EMBOSS bug team (emboss-bug © emboss.open-bio.org) not to the original author.

History

Completed March 24 1999.

Target users

This program is intended to be used by administrators responsible for software and database installation and maintenance.

Comments

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