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Bromodomain superfamily

SCOP classification
Root:   SCOP hierarchy in SUPERFAMILY [ 0] (11)
Class:   All alpha proteins [ 46456] (284)
Fold:   Bromodomain-like [ 47363] (15)
Superfamily:   Bromodomain [ 47370]
Families:   Bromodomain [ 47371] (4)


Superfamily statistics
Genomes (504) Uniprot 2018_03 genome PDB chains (SCOP 1.75)
Domains 13,754 0 8
Proteins 10,751 0 7


Functional annotation
General category Regulation
Detailed category DNA-binding

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Function annotation of SCOP domain superfamilies

Enzyme Commission (EC)

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EC termFDR (all)SDEO levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Enzyme Commission (EC)Transferring one-carbon groups0.7336Least InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Transferring groups other than amino-acyl groups0Moderately InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Methyltransferases0.01673Moderately InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Histone acetyltransferase0InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase0.00000000006826InformativeDirect

Document: EC annotation of SCOP domains

Disease Ontology (DO)

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DO termFDR (all)SDDO levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Disease Ontology (DO)disease by infectious agent0.4204Moderately InformativeInherited
Disease Ontology (DO)viral infectious disease0.5254InformativeInherited
Disease Ontology (DO)progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy0.0006349Highly InformativeDirect

Document: DO annotation of SCOP domains

Human Phenotype (HP)

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HP termFDR (all)SDHP levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the head0Least InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of limbs0.004711Least InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the skeletal system0.01701Least InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the genitourinary system0.167Least InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the eye0.1697Least InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the integument0.2247Least InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of nervous system morphology0.3513Least InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of nervous system physiology0.5541Least InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Aplasia/Hypoplasia involving the central nervous system0.0003947Moderately InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the lower limb0.0005022Moderately InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of forebrain morphology0.001193Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Neurodevelopmental abnormality0.003814Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of skin adnexa morphology0.01141Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormal reproductive system morphology0.01255Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the ear0.02937Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the skull0.03412Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the orbital region0.04308Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormal eye physiology0.05192Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormal joint morphology0.05294Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of skin morphology0.07808Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the vertebral column0.2099Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the endocrine system0.242Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of movement0.3881Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the upper limb0.6618Moderately InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Microcephaly0.00001519InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Intellectual disability0.0001847InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormal eyelid morphology0.0007576InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the testis0.001452InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the forehead0.002347InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of upper lip0.002767InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Regional abnormality of skin0.004149InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the palm0.005919InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Joint dislocation0.006516InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the spinal cord0.01435InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Behavioral abnormality0.05614InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of lower limb joint0.07729InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the thorax0.08312InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of eye movement0.1103InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Localized skin lesion0.1472InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormal ear morphology0.5516InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Long eyelashes0.0000005807Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Spina bifida occulta0.00001009Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the patella0.00001496Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormal lacrimal duct morphology0.00002614Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Delayed skeletal maturation0.00003853Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Elbow dislocation0.0000406Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Hyperactivity0.0001661Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the pinna0.0001804Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of mouth size0.000208Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Single transverse palmar crease0.0002127Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Cryptorchidism0.0002473Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the philtrum0.0004381Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Short attention span0.000654Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Precocious puberty0.0006546Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Strabismus0.0008192Highly InformativeDirect
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormality of the frontal hairline0.01548Highly InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Abnormal size of the palpebral fissures0.1479Highly InformativeInherited
Phenotypic Abnormality (PA)Slanting of the palpebral fissure0.4208Highly InformativeInherited

Document: HP annotation of SCOP domains

Mouse Phenotype (MP)

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MP termFDR (all)SDMP levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)growth/size/body region phenotype0.0003792Least InformativeDirect
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)nervous system phenotype0.647Least InformativeInherited
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)embryo phenotype0.00009896Moderately InformativeDirect
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal nervous system development0.02654Moderately InformativeInherited
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal skeleton morphology0.02914Moderately InformativeInherited
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal craniofacial morphology0.03279Moderately InformativeInherited
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal viscerocranium morphology0.08362InformativeInherited
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal neural tube morphology0.1977InformativeInherited
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal neural tube closure0.0004475Highly InformativeDirect
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)small nasal bone0.0005456Highly InformativeDirect

Document: MP annotation of SCOP domains

Worm Phenotype (WP)

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WP termFDR (all)SDWP levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Worm Phenotype (WP)organism behavior variant0.0002422Least InformativeDirect
Worm Phenotype (WP)organ system morphology variant0.00129Least InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)cell development variant0.002601Least InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)organism environmental stimulus response variant0.01345Least InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)organism stress response variant0.00108Moderately InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)reproductive system development variant0.009077Moderately InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)nervous system morphology variant0.03377Moderately InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)chemical response variant0.6371Moderately InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)sensillum morphology variant0.00002734InformativeDirect
Worm Phenotype (WP)sick0.0001426InformativeDirect
Worm Phenotype (WP)cell fate specification variant0.0001707InformativeDirect
Worm Phenotype (WP)drug resistant0.00413InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)vulva development variant0.006796InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)alimentary system development variant0.2461InformativeInherited
Worm Phenotype (WP)organism UV hypersensitive0.000000003363Highly InformativeDirect
Worm Phenotype (WP)multivulva0.000000413Highly InformativeDirect
Worm Phenotype (WP)vulvaless0.000004637Highly InformativeDirect

Document: WP annotation of SCOP domains

Yeast Phenotype (YP)

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YP termFDR (all)SDYP levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Yeast Phenotype (YP)resistance to chemicals0Least InformativeDirect
Yeast Phenotype (YP)chromosome/plasmid maintenance0.0002301InformativeDirect
Yeast Phenotype (YP)lifespan0.2346InformativeInherited
Yeast Phenotype (YP)radiation resistance0.0006238Highly InformativeDirect
Yeast Phenotype (YP)chronological lifespan0.0007102Highly InformativeDirect
Yeast Phenotype (YP)ionic stress resistance0.0007758Highly InformativeDirect

Document: YP annotation of SCOP domains

Fly Phenotype (FP)

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FP termFDR (all)SDFP levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Fly Phenotype (FP)modifier of variegation0.0002844InformativeDirect

Document: FP annotation of SCOP domains

Fly Anatomy (FA)

(show details) Document: FA annotation of SCOP domains

Zebrafish Anatomy (ZA)

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ZA termFDR (all)SDZA levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Zebrafish Anatomy (ZA)cell0.165Least InformativeInherited
Zebrafish Anatomy (ZA)hematopoietic cell0.000128InformativeDirect
Zebrafish Anatomy (ZA)hematopoietic system0.0004038InformativeDirect
Zebrafish Anatomy (ZA)portion of organism substance0.0003019Highly InformativeDirect

Document: ZA annotation of SCOP domains

Xenopus Anatomy (XA)

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XA termFDR (all)SDXA levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Xenopus ANatomical entity (XAN)tissue0.0001589Least InformativeDirect
Xenopus ANatomical entity (XAN)embryo0.0003232Least InformativeDirect

Document: XA annotation of SCOP domains

Arabidopsis Plant Ontology (AP)

(show details) Document: AP annotation of SCOP domains

Enzyme Commission (EC)

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EC termFDR (all)SDEC levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Enzyme Commission (EC)Transferring phosphorus-containing groups1Least InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Hydrolases1Least InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Acyltransferases0Moderately InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Protein-serine/threonine kinases0.002456Moderately InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Acting on acid anhydrides0.02138Moderately InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Transferring one-carbon groups0.9382Moderately InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Histone acetyltransferase0InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase0.000000000175InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)RING-type E3 ubiquitin transferase0.00000004764InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Protein-tyrosine kinases0.0000005309InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Non-specific serine/threonine protein kinase0.0005864InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)In phosphorus-containing anhydrides0.04201InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Non-specific protein-tyrosine kinase0.000000007614Highly InformativeDirect

Document: EC annotation of SCOP domains

UniProtKB KeyWords (KW)

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KW termFDR (all)SDKW levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Biological processTranscription regulation0.0000000008085Moderately InformativeDirect
Biological processCell cycle0.00002864Moderately InformativeDirect
Biological processHost-virus interaction0.0002299Moderately InformativeDirect
Biological processDifferentiation0.0004056Moderately InformativeDirect
Biological processBiological rhythms0.0000000000002802InformativeDirect
Biological processMeiosis0.0000003761InformativeDirect
Biological processSporulation0.000001929InformativeDirect
Biological processNeurogenesis0.000007172InformativeDirect
Biological processSpermatogenesis0.00002401Highly InformativeDirect
Cellular componentNucleus0Least InformativeDirect
Cellular componentChromosome0.00000000002077InformativeDirect
Coding sequence diversityAlternative splicing0.000005561Least InformativeDirect
Coding sequence diversityChromosomal rearrangement0.000000007262InformativeDirect
DiseaseTumor suppressor0.0000009654Moderately InformativeDirect
DiseaseMental retardation0.0003206InformativeDirect
DomainRepeat0.000004725Least InformativeDirect
DomainCoiled coil0Moderately InformativeDirect
DomainZinc-finger0.0000000008255Moderately InformativeDirect
DomainBromodomain0Highly InformativeDirect
Molecular functionZinc0.0000000000005014Least InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationTransferase0.1195Least InformativeInherited
Post-translational modificationHydrolase1Least InformativeInherited
Post-translational modificationActivator0Moderately InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationRepressor0.00000000275Moderately InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationDNA-binding0.00000002067Moderately InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationChromatin regulator0InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationAcyltransferase4.464e-16InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationHelicase0.0000003061InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationAcetylation0Least InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationPhosphoprotein0Least InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationUbl conjugation0Moderately InformativeDirect
Post-translational modificationIsopeptide bond0Moderately InformativeDirect

Document: KW annotation of SCOP domains

InterPro annotation
Cross references IPR001487 SSF47370 Protein matches
Abstract Bromodomains are found in a variety of mammalian, invertebrate and yeast DNA-binding proteins [PubMed1350857]. Bromodomains can interact with acetylated lysine [PubMed9175470]. In some proteins, the classical bromodomain has diverged to such an extent that parts of the region are either missing or contain an insertion (e.g., mammalian protein HRX, Caenorhabditis elegans hypothetical protein ZK783.4, yeast protein YTA7). The bromodomain may occur as a single copy, or in duplicate.

The precise function of the domain is unclear, but it may be involved in protein-protein interactions and may play a role in assembly or activity of multi-component complexes involved in transcriptional activation [PubMed7580139].


InterPro database


PDBeMotif information about ligands, sequence and structure motifs
Cross references PDB entries
Ligand binding statistics
Nucleic-acid binding statistics
Occurrence of secondary structure elements
Occurrence of small 3D structural motifs

PDBeMotif resource

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Internal database links

Browse genome assignments for this superfamily. The SUPERFAMILY hidden Markov model library has been used to carry out SCOP domain assignments to all genomes at the superfamily level.


Alignments of sequences to 6 models in this superfamily are available by clicking on the 'Alignments' icon above. PDB sequences less than 40% identical are shown by default, but any other sequence(s) may be aligned. Select PDB sequences, genome sequences, or paste in or upload your own sequences.


Browse and view proteins in genomes which have different domain combinations including a Bromodomain domain.


Examine the distribution of domain superfamilies, or families, across the major taxonomic kingdoms or genomes within a kingdom. This gives an immediate impression of how superfamilies, or families, are restricted to certain kingdoms of life.


Explore domain occurrence network where nodes represent genomes and edges are domain architectures (shared between genomes) containing the superfamily of interest.

There are 6 hidden Markov models representing the Bromodomain superfamily. Information on how the models are built, and plots showing hydrophobicity, match emmission probabilities and insertion/deletion probabilities can be inspected.


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