protein (Super-)Family??

Simon Brocklehurst simon.brocklehurst at
Mon Jul 27 09:26:21 EST 1998

Carsten Hohoff wrote:

> What is the difference between a protein superfamily and a protein family?
> Are there any common 'rules' concerning that nomenclature?
> Best regards
> Carsten Hohoff

Take a look at:

for a reasonable definition.

Simon M. Brocklehurst, Ph.D.
Head of Bioinformatics & Advanced IS
Cambridge Antibody Technology
The Science Park, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, UK
mailto:simon.brocklehurst at

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