pfam02864: STAT_bind (this model, PSSM-Id:145817 is obsolete and has been replaced by 308483)
STAT protein, DNA binding domain
STAT proteins (Signal Transducers and Activators of Transcription) are a family of transcription factors that are specifically activated to regulate gene transcription when cells encounter cytokines and growth factors. This family represents the DNA binding domain of STAT, which has an ig-like fold. STAT proteins also include an SH2 domain pfam00017.