In 2022, 16,344 experimentally-determined structures were deposited to the archive. Data are processed by wwPDB partners RCSB PDB, PDBe, and PDBj.
Of all structures deposited this year, 85.1% were deposited with a release status of hold until publication; 7.5% were released as soon as annotation of the entry was complete; and 7.4% were held until a particular date. 65.1% of these entries were determined by X-ray crystallographic methods; 1.8% were determined by NMR methods; and 33% by 3DEM.
6,004 EMDB maps were released in the archive.
14,292 new PDB structures were released in 2022 They account for 7.2% of the year-end total holdings of 199,803 available entries. 1,151 SARS-CoV-2 structures were released, for a total of 2,868 available at the start of the new year.
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