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DescriptionFORTE 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.
Main Institutes of managementComputational Biology Research Center (CBRC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Country of the InstituteJapan
URL of the sitehttp://forteprtl.cbrc.jp/forte/
InputAmino acid sequence(FASTA format)
OutputTemplate structure(Text(TSV))
Input exampleUsers 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.
Keywordprotein | 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 typeProtein-structure
Biological species in the main concernAll species
Conditions of useFORTE 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 productsNone
How to make a link to get access to each IDs.N/A
external databases to which this database/tool have linksNone
Published papers (PubMed IDs)pmid:14764565 | pmid:16187352
Operational StatusAvailable