Prints is a database of diagnostic patterns of blocks of sequence homology in protein families. The PRINTS database can be searched using the EMBOSS program pscan.
PRINTS can be obtained via anonymous FTP.3.13 The database is made available as compressed files which should be uncompressed using gzip before integrating them into EMBOSS
PRINTS is integrated with EMBOSS using the program printsextract
% printsextract Extract data from PRINTS Input file: /data/prints/prints27_0.dat
The PRINTS database is now integrated with EMBOSS.