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WoLF PSORT provides1) prediction of protein subcellular localization from amino acid sequence2) localization annotation for many proteins1) is available for arbitrary amino acid sequences. 2) is based on information from uniprot and the literature.

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 Web | Web service(SOAP)


Input example

"Cut and paste an amino acid sequence into the text box on the main page, or upload a multifasta format sequence file."

prediction | protein subcellular localization|amino acid sequence
Amount of the all data for download(Mbyte) | Method to obtain the all data. 12|You can find the download page for each release by following links from
External resources (databases) in building the product. SWISS-Prot
Data type "DNA-sequence , Nuclear genome encoded, Eukaryotic proteins"
Biological species in the main concern
Conditions of use Attribution&Noncommercial&Share Alike
Frequency of updates (in last two years) 1
Last date of updates (date of confirmation) 2007/08/15 (2019/06/03)
Main IDs used in the products UniProt Accession Number
How to make a link to get access to each IDs. Not currently supported.
external databases to which this database/tool have links

"Uniprot(uniprot.ort), Tair(, PubMed(, Gene Ontology("

Published papers (PubMed IDs)

pmid:17517783 | pmid:17951705 | Paul Horton, Keun-Joon Park, Takeshi Obayashi & Kenta Nakai, "Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction with WoLF PSORT", Proceedings of the 4th Annual Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference APBC06, Taipei, Taiwan. pp. 39-48, 2006.

Operational Status