RCSBPDB Newsletter
Number 9Spring 2001 RCSB
Published quarterly by the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics

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March 31, 2001

14,731 Released atomic coordinate entries

Molecule Type

  • 13,158 proteins, peptides, and viruses
  • 939 nucleic acids
  • 616 protein/nucleic acid complexes
  • 18 carbohydrates

Experimental Technique

  • 12,137 diffraction and other
  • 5,032 structure factor files
  • 2,273 NMR
  • 968 NMR restraint files
  • 321 theoretical modeling

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Data Deposition and Processing

PDB Deposition Statistics Over 800 structures were deposited to the PDB in the first quarter of the year 2001... [MORE...]

Data Uniformity and mmCIF

New mmCIF Resources Page The PDB has compiled a list of mmCIF (macromolecular Crystallographic Information File) resources... [MORE...]

CIF Parsing Modules Available The CIF (Crystallographic Information File) format, a subset of STAR (Self-defining Text Archival and Retrieval format), is suitable for archiving all types of text and numerical data... [MORE...]

CORBA Specification for Macromolecular Structure Adopted by OMG On Tuesday, February 27, 2001, the Board of Directors of the Object Management Group (OMG) voted to adopt the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) Macromolecular Structure Specification... [MORE...]

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Molecular Interactive Collaborative Environment (MICE) Now Available from the PDB Web Site The PDB is pleased to announce the availability of MICE on its Web site and mirrors... [MORE...]

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Molecules of the Quarter Alcohol Dehydrogenase, Insulin, and Transfer RNA. [MORE...]

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