Learn to use the Pfam resource, a comprehensive database of protein families manually created from multiple sequence alignments and hidden Markov models. Pfam family reports contain a lot of information about the Pfam family and the proteins that make up the family, including any available structural information. Domain descriptions provide any available functional information, including Gene Ontology hierarchical terms. This database of protein families is a vital resource for any researcher studying protein interactions or families.
You will learn:
This tutorial is a part of the tutorial group Protein-centric and protein structure resources. You might find the other tutorials in the group interesting:
UniProt: UniProt, Universal Protein Resource
RCSB PDB: RCSB Protein Data Bank
MMDB: Molecular Modeling Database at NCBI
Entrez Protein: NCBI's Entrez Protein for amino acid-centric information
Structural Biology Knowledgebase: The Protein Structure Initiative Structural Biology Knowledgebase
Proteins : Tools that are primarily used in the storage, retrieval, or exploration of amino acid based data. Some tools may also involve nucleotide sequence information.
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