"This tutorial shows how to link bioservices and galaxy. Our tutorial will provide a plugin to Galaxy so that a user can retrieve a FASTA file via BioServices and the wrapping of UniProt Web Services."
"BioServices is a Python package that provides access to many Bioinformatics Web Services (e.g., UniProt) and a framework to easily implement Web Service wrappers (based on WSDL/SOAP or REST protocols)."
BioServices Python Library documentation
"BioServices: a common Python package to access biological Web Services programmatically" by Cokelaer, Pultz, Harder, Serra-Musach and Saez-Rodriguez, Bioinformatics, (2013) 29 (24): 3241-3242. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btt547