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The Protein Data Bank (PDB)

Published

Author(s)

H M. Berman, T Battistuz, Talapady N. Bhat, W Bluhm, P E. Bourne, K Burkhardt, L Iype, Sanjay Jain, P Fagan, J Marvin, D Padilla, Veerasamy Ravichandran, Barry I. Schneider, N Thanki, H Weissig, J Westbrook, C Zardecki

Abstract

The Protein Data Bank (PDB) is the single worldwide repository of structural data of biological macromolecules. This paper describes the goals of the PDB, the systems in place for data deposition and access, how to obtain further information, and near-term plans for the future development of the resource.
Citation
ACTA Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography
Volume
58
Issue
Part 6, Sp Iss 1

Keywords

NMR, Protein Data Bank, three-dimensional structures, x-ray crystallography

Citation

Berman, H. , Battistuz, T. , Bhat, T. , Bluhm, W. , Bourne, P. , Burkhardt, K. , Iype, L. , Jain, S. , Fagan, P. , Marvin, J. , Padilla, D. , Ravichandran, V. , Schneider, B. , Thanki, N. , Weissig, H. , Westbrook, J. and Zardecki, C. (2002), The Protein Data Bank (PDB), ACTA Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography (Accessed November 30, 2022)
Created June 1, 2002, Updated February 19, 2017