How to search info about the organism with the Taxon ID

1. How to begin Searching Using Taxon Id


To search about the eukaroytes organism, just press the Taxon Tab. Enter the the Taxon ID of Organism in the given text box. The user can choose / enter the organism name and Click Search.


P.S. If you were on Search by Organism Page and the Taxon ID hyperlink redirected you here, good, You are at right place! The text box already contains the Taxon ID you were searching for. A click on theSearch button will display the information in the table.

2. How to interpret the Results?


The search results a table with 4 fields in it namely Uniprot ID, Subfamily Information, Sequence Length, Domain Information. The details are as follows:

  • Uniprot ID : Uniprot accession number.
  • Subfamily Information :
  • Sequence length : Amino Acid sequence length of that particular Uniprot.
  • Domain Information : Structural domains which are self-stabilizing and fold independently of the rest of the protein chain. They may occur independently or as part of complex multidomain protein architectures. Protein domains can therefore be viewed as a ‘parts list’.
    • Name : As it says.
    • PFAM ID : The unique identifier of protein families and domains in the Pfam database.
    • Start- End Region : The start and end value of this particular domain in the entire protein sequence.
    • E-Value : E-values are based on searching the family against KinG Database using HMMsearch.
    • % Similarity Match : How well database and query sequences match.


3. Where does the Name hyperlink further take me?

As the user clicks on the Name hyperlink, it takes the user to Domain Combination page, Where the user is provided with the text box with the same name enty already filled. The User has to click on the Submit button to view the domain information.


4. Where does the PFAM ID hyperlink further take me?

As the user clicks on the PFAM ID hyperlink, it takes the user to an external link to PFAM Database page. The page gives the information about that particular family.