ValidNESs: A database of validated leucine-rich nuclear export signals

Szu Chin Fu, Hsuan Cheng Huang, Paul Horton, Hsueh Fen Juan

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ValidNESs ( is a new database for experimentally validated leucine-rich nuclear export signal (NES)-containing proteins. The therapeutic potential of the chromosomal region maintenance 1 (CRM1)-mediated nuclear export pathway and disease relevance of its cargo proteins has gained recognition in recent years. Unfortunately, only about one-third of known CRM1 cargo proteins are accessible in a single database since the last compilation in 2003. CRM1 cargo proteins are often recognized by a classical NES (leucine-rich NES), but this signal is notoriously difficult to predict from sequence alone. Fortunately, a recently developed prediction method, NESsential, is able to identify good candidates in some cases, enabling valuable hints to be gained by in silico prediction, but until now it has not been available through a web interface. We present ValidNESs, an integrated, up-to-date database holding 221 NES-containing proteins, combined with a web interface to prediction by NESsential.

頁(從 - 到)D338-D343
期刊Nucleic acids research
出版狀態Published - 2013 一月 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics

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