10. The Protein Databank

  1. Michael Moorhouse1 and
  2. Paul Barry2

Published Online: 8 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020571.ch10

Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice

Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice

How to Cite

Moorhouse, M. and Barry, P. (2004) The Protein Databank, in Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020571.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Post-Doctoral Worker from Erasmus MC, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Computing and Networking, Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470853313

Online ISBN: 9780470020579

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Keywords:

  • protein databank;
  • biomolecule structures;
  • X-Ray crystallography;
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR);
  • constructive interference;
  • phase problem;
  • Data Uniformity Project;
  • PDB flat file;
  • Contact Map

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled

  • Introduction

  • Determining Biomolecule Structures

  • The Protein Databank

  • The PDB Data-file Formats

  • Accessing Data in PDB Entries

  • Accessing PDB Annotation Data

  • Contact Maps

  • STRIDE: Secondary Structure Assignment

  • Assigning Secondary Structures

  • Introducing the mmCIF Protein Format

  • Where to from Here

  • The Maxims Repeated