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

Prefix
pfam
Alternative Prefixes
PF
Links
Homepage
Contact
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Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Pfam should match this regular expression:
^PF\d{5}$

Example Local Unique Identifier
PF11779   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Pfam should match this regular expression:
^pfam:PF\d{5}$

Example CURIE
pfam:PF11779
References
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
Identifiers.org Identifiers.org 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

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 https://pfam.xfam.org/family/PF11779
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/pfam:PF11779
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/pfam:PF11779
Name-to-Thing n2t https://n2t.net/pfam:PF11779