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Number 15 Fall 2002 Published quarterly by the Protein Data Bank

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October 1, 2002

18,838 Released atomic coordinate entries

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  • 16,956 proteins, peptides, and viruses
  • 1,092 nucleic acids
  • 772 protein/nucleic acid complexes
  • 18 carbohydrates

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  • 15,913 diffraction and other
  • 7,742 structure factor files
  • 2,925 NMR
  • 1,373 NMR restraint files

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