RSA-tools - Network Analysis Tools - Web Services
The Regulatory Sequence Analysis Tools and Network Analysis Tools are now also available as Web Services.
Web Services offer a programmatic interface for running the tools from a remote computer, and combining them with other similar services. Using RSAT via Web Services permits to automatize repetitive tasks.
- The WSDL description of the services, which is the primary programmatic interface for the web clients, can be accessed at
- Full description of the available Web Services and their options
- Examples of web clients in Perl, java and Python
- Tutorial with some documented examples of implementations.
- A protocol with detailed documentation of each programming step (Perl example).
Sand, O., Thomas-Chollier, M., Vervisch, E. and van Helden, J. (2008) Analyzing multiple data sets by interconnecting RSAT programs via SOAP Web services-an example with ChIP-chip data. Nat Protoc, 3, 1604-1615. Pubmed 18802441
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The development of the RSATWS initiative was supported by the BioSapiens Network of excellence funded under the sixth Framework programme of the European Communities (LSHG-CT-2003-503265).