Chapter 5. Structure Databases

  1. Andreas D. Baxevanis2 and
  2. B. F. Francis Ouellette3
  1. Christopher W. V. Hogue

Published Online: 11 JAN 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471223921.ch5

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

How to Cite

Hogue, C. W. V. (2001) Structure Databases, in Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition (eds A. D. Baxevanis and B. F. F. Ouellette), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471223921.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

  2. 3

    Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Children's and Women's Health Centre of British Columbia, University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2002
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471383901

Online ISBN: 9780471223924

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Keywords:

  • Protein Data Bank (PDB);
  • Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics (RCSB);
  • Molecular Modeling Database (MMDB);
  • structure file formats;
  • visualizing structural information;
  • database structure viewers;
  • advanced structure modeling;
  • structure similarity searching

Summary

This chapter presents a survey of protein and nucleic acid structural data available electronically and their uses. The chapter concludes with a problem set.