RCSBPDB Newsletter
Number 11 Fall 2001 RCSB
Published quarterly by the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics

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September 30, 2001

16,121 Released atomic coordinate entries

Molecule Type

  • 14,427 proteins, peptides, and viruses
  • 1,006 nucleic acids
  • 670 protein/nucleic acid complexes
  • 18 carbohydrates

Experimental Technique

  • 13,302 diffraction and other
  • 6,031 structure factor files
  • 2,477 NMR
  • 1,142 NMR restraint files
  • 342 theoretical modeling

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PDB Deposition Statistics As we begin the final quarter of the year 2001, 2,422 structures have been deposited to the PDB this year... [MORE...]

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