What is Phosphatase Scanner?
Phosphatase Scanner finds protein phosphatases from protein sequences. It is written in Python and uses hmmscan program to search HMMs from public databases, as well as in-house built HMMs for individual subfamilies.
Download and unpack Phosphatase Scanner.
tar zxvf phosphatase-scanner.tar.gz
python phosphatase_scanner/phosphatase_scanner.py -i fasta_file. The following example
identify protein phosphatases from Giardia proteome.
cd scanner python phosphatase_scanner/phosphatase_scanner.py -i example/GiardiaDB-3.1_GintestinalisAssemblageA_AnnotatedProteins.fasta
You can download HMMs from here.