Phosphatase Scanner

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

Run by python phosphatase_scanner/ -i fasta_file. The following example identify protein phosphatases from Giardia proteome.

cd scanner
python phosphatase_scanner/ -i example/GiardiaDB-3.1_GintestinalisAssemblageA_AnnotatedProteins.fasta

You can download HMMs from here.