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Programmatic access - Retrieving a random entry

Last modified June 2, 2017

You can retrieve a random entry by appending &random=yes to any query, e.g. the following query returns a random reviewed human entry:

http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/?query=reviewed:yes+AND+organism:9606&random=yes

See also:
REST API – Access the UniProt website programmatically – batch retrieval, ID mapping, queries, downloads, etc

Related terms: programmatic access, program, script, wget, curl, web services, API