Aliases None

FORTE is a profile-profile comparison tool for protein fold recognition. Users can submit a protein sequence to explore the possibilities of structural similarity existing in known structures. Results are reported in the form of pairwise alignments.

Type Tool
Main Institutes of management "Computational Biology Research Center (CBRC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)"
Country of the Institute Japan
URL of the site
Interface GUI

Amino acid sequence(FASTA format)


Template structure(Text(TSV))

Input example

"Users can provide an amino acid sequence of a query protein in the FASTA format. Users can paste or upload a text file of query sequence. Then, users click the "submit" button."

protein | structures | pairwise alignments | amino-acid sequence
Amount of the all data for download(Mbyte) | Method to obtain the all data. 0.0|None
External resources (databases) in building the product. NCBI | ASTRAL
Data type Protein-structure
Biological species in the main concern
All species
Conditions of use FORTE is free to academic and non-profit users for non-commercial use. Use of the FORTE application for commercial use requires a license agreement.
Frequency of updates (in last two years) 147
Last date of updates (date of confirmation) 2014/03/26 (2019/06/03)
Main IDs used in the products None
How to make a link to get access to each IDs. N/A
external databases to which this database/tool have links


Published papers (PubMed IDs)

pmid:14764565 | pmid:16187352

Operational Status