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

Alternative Prefixes
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Pfam should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
PF11779   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Pfam should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
Metaregistry Pfam

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 9 mappings to external registries for pfam with 3 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
BioContext biocontext PFAM
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.y3scf6
Gene Ontology Registry go Pfam logo miriam pfam
Name-to-Thing Name-to-Thing logo n2t pfam
National Center for Biotechnology Information Registry ncbi PFAM
Prefix Commons prefixcommons pfam
UniProt Cross-ref database uniprot Pfam
Wikidata Property Wikidata Property logo wikidata P3519

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE pfam: is used to demonstrate the provides available for pfam. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Pfam pfam
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t