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deprecated Sanger Pfam Mirror

Abbreviation:Sanger Pfam

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This record was deprecated on May 10, 2016 for the following reason(s): This resource is no longer provided by the associated maintainers, The Sanger Institute. Please see the BioSharing record for Pfam ( instead.

The Pfam database contains information about protein domains and families. For each entry a protein sequence alignment and a Hidden Markov Model is stored.

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How to cite this record Sanger Pfam; Sanger Pfam Mirror; DOI:; Last edited: April 26, 2021, 2:59 p.m.; Last accessed: Jan 26 2022 8:41 a.m.

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The Pfam protein families database.

Finn RD., Mistry J., Tate J., Coggill P., Heger A., Pollington JE., Gavin OL., Gunasekaran P., Ceric G., Forslund K., Holm L., Sonnhammer EL., Eddy SR., Bateman A.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2010

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The Pfam protein families database.

Punta M., Coggill PC., Eberhardt RY., Mistry J., Tate J., Boursnell C., Pang N., Forslund K., Ceric G., Clements J., Heger A., Holm L., Sonnhammer EL., Eddy SR., Bateman A., Finn RD.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2012

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Pfam: the protein families database.

Finn RD,Bateman A,Clements J,Coggill P,Eberhardt RY,Eddy SR,Heger A,Hetherington K,Holm L,Mistry J,Sonnhammer EL,Tate J,Punta M
Nucleic Acids Res 2013

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  • WT077044/Z/05/Z (The Wellcome Trust, UK)