abYsis Help Pages

About: Statistics and Definitions

These pages give general information about the data stored in the abYsis database.


This page gives information about the data stored in the abYsis database. It contains three tabs:


This page gives information about the definitions used in abYsis:

Database Searches

The search pages give you access to information contained in the abYsis database.

Basic / Structure / Sequence

The main search pages give access to the content of the database. The Basic, Structure and Sequence pages are in fact a single search page - the three different entry points simply display or hide different sets of options by default.

Once a search is performed, you are switched to the results tab and a download tab is also displayed where you can download the results:

Clicking on an accession code in the results table will take you to the full 'key annotation' entry for that accession.


Sequence Input: Analyzing your own sequence

These pages allow you to analyze your own sequences

Key Annotation

This page allows you to enter you protein and/or DNA sequence data. Submitting multiple sequences in FASTA format will give you a multi-sequence alignment:

Submitting your sequence will take you to the 'key annotation' for your sequence.

Blast searches

You can perform a BLAST search of your sequence against data in the database.

DNA Alignment

The DNA Alignment page allows you to perform alignment between a protein and DNA sequence

The key annotation page

The key annotation page displays the full analysis for a given sequence. You reach this page either by performing a search and clicking on an accession code, or by providing your own sequence for analysis.

It contains 8 tabs: