You may update the PROSITE database at any time following the steps below:

  1. Go to this ExPASy web page, then select the Downloads tab from the top of the page.
  1. From the ftp directory, right-click on the file prosite.dat and select Save Link As.
  1. In the Save dialog, navigate to the appropriate folder for your operating system:
    • Windows 7 & Windows 8: C:\Users\Public\Documents\DNASTAR\Lasergene ‘x’ Data\Prosite

    • Macintosh: Applications:DNASTAR:Lasergene ‘x’ Data:Prosite

…where ‘x’ represents the version number.

  1. Click Save. When prompted, confirm that you wish to overwrite the existing prosite.dat file.

The updated PROSITE database is now ready to use in Protean and Protean 3D. Before using the PROSITE database, please read the note near the top of the prosite.dat file regarding licensing for commercial entities.

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