Species and Protein Sequences 

Angelique Bosse
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, Maryland 20901

  • Go to Biology Workbench at http://workbench.sdsc.edu/
  • Click "Enter the Biology Workbench 3.2" and enter user name and password, click "ok" (or set up a free account first)
  • Scroll down and click "Protein Tools"
  • Select "Ndjinn- Multiple Database Search"
  • Click "Run"
  • In the skinny white box next to "Exact Match" type in a protein such as "beta hemoglobin" and select "Show all Hits"
  • Scroll down to choose a database such as "SWISSPROT- Swissprot Database" by clicking in white box
  • Go back up to top of screen and click "Search"
  • Result is a list of "hits" for your requested protein under "Matching Database Record". Hits include the protein sequences from a variety of organisms
  • To view a protein sequence (and other information) select a protein of interest
  • Click "Show Record(s)".
  • Scroll to the bottom to "sequence" to view the amino acid sequence.

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