Before we start performing some more structural biology, we will see how to access existing proteomic databases such as UniProt. We will query UniProt for our gene of interest: TP53 and take it from there.
To access data, we will use Biopython and the REST API (we used a similar approach in Chapter 3, Working with Genomes) with the requests library to access web APIs. The requests API is an easy-to-use wrapper for web requests that can be installed using standard Python mechanisms (for example, pip and conda).
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