Powering down the Pfam website
On October 5th, we began redirecting traffic from Pfam (pfam.xfam.org) to InterPro (www.ebi.ac.uk/interpro). The Pfam website will remain available at pfam-legacy.xfam.org until January 2023, when it will be decommissioned. You can read more about the sunset period in our blog post.

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Pfam 35.0 (November 2021, 19632 entries)

The Pfam database is a large collection of protein families, each represented by multiple sequence alignments and hidden Markov models (HMMs). More...

You can find data in Pfam in various ways...

Citing Pfam

If you find Pfam useful, please consider citing the reference that describes this work:

Pfam: The protein families database in 2021: J. Mistry, S. Chuguransky, L. Williams, M. Qureshi, G.A. Salazar, E.L.L. Sonnhammer, S.C.E. Tosatto, L. Paladin, S. Raj, L.J. Richardson, R.D. Finn, A. Bateman Nucleic Acids Research (2020) doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa913