Rfam FTP Site

The following list describes a few of the important files in the Rfam FTP site. Some of these files may be very large (of the order of several hundred megabytes). Please check the sizes before trying to download them over a slow connection.

Documentation

README
Release Notes
COPYING
Public Domain Information for Rfam
USERMAN
A description of the Rfam flatfile formats

Sequences, Alignments, Models and Trees

Rfam.tar.gz
Rfam covariance models in ascii INFERNAL format
Rfam.seed.gz
Annotated seed alignments in STOCKHOLM format
Rfam.seed_tree.tar.gz
Annotated tree files for each seed alignment
Rfam.full_region.gz
List of sequence regions making up the full family membership for each family
fasta_files
Directory containing the sequences for all significant hits per family

Rfam database dumps

database_files
Directory containing MYSQL dump of the the Rfam database data, tables and mysql database schema

Hint

For direct access to the database please visit Public MySQL Database